Add shadow on text

Modified on Thu, 28 Mar 2019 at 04:24 PM

Text shadow properties may be changed by accessing the Shadow attribute options. To access the shadow attributes, select one or more text frame on your canvas, then click on the Shadow icon. Turn on the shadow by clicking the Show Shadow box. 

Change the color of the shadow by clicking on the color swatch. The color palette will appear - choose any color on the gamut, adjust the brightness, choose one of your style palette choices or use the eyedropper to select a color from the image. 

Change the spread distance of the shadow by dragging the Offset slider. The further to the right it is dragged, the more the image appears to be floating off your page. 

Change the diffuseness of the shadow by dragging on the Shadow Blur slider.

Change the direction that your shadow is cast by dragging on the Angle slider. The shadow will rotate around the image.

Change the opacity level of the shadow by dragging on the Transparency slider. Drag the slider to the left to reduce the intensity of the shadow.  

 Use Shadow properties to create a traditional shadow, a sharp edge or a soft diffusion of colour for different effects. 

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