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HTML canvas shadowColor Property

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Example

Draw a red rectangle with a black shadow:

YourbrowserdoesnotsupporttheHTML5canvastag.

JavaScript:

var c=document.getElementById("myCanvas");
var ctx=c.getContext("2d");
ctx.shadowBlur=20;
ctx.shadowColor="black";
ctx.fillStyle="red";
ctx.fillRect(20,20,100,80);

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari support the shadowColor property.

Note: Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions, do not support the <canvas> element.


Definition and Usage

The shadowColor property sets or returns the color to use for shadows.

Note: Use the shadowColor property together with the shadowBlur property to create a shadow.

Tip: Adjust the shadow by using the shadowOffsetX and shadowOffsetY properties.

Default value: #000000
JavaScript syntax: context.shadowColor=color;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
color The CSS color value to use for shadows. Default value is #000000 Play it »


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