ShadowDepth Property

DropShadowBitmapEffect.ShadowDepth Property

Note: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is DropShadowEffect. Gets or sets the distance between the object and the shadow that it casts.

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

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

Property Value

Type: System.Double
The distance between the plane of the object casting the shadow and the shadow plane measured in device-independent units (1/96th inch per unit). The valid range of values is from 0 through 300. The default is 5.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


The following illustration demonstrates the effect of this property.

Screenshot: Compare ShadowDepth 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.

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