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DropShadowBitmapEffect.Color Property

Note: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is DropShadowEffect. Gets or sets the color of the shadow.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Effects
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public Color Color { get; set; }
    <Color .../>
<object Color="Color" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Color
The color of the shadow. The default value is FF000000 (black).

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


The alpha value of the Color structure is ignored by this property. To set the amount of transparency (alpha) of the color, use the Opacity property.

The following illustration demonstrates the effect of this property.

Screenshot: Compare shadow color property values

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.