Text Drop Shadows
janschenkel at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 9 12:55:28 CDT 2006
--- David Bovill <david at openpartnership.net> wrote:
> Has anyone figured out how to make nice looking 3D
> text drop shadows? I know
> there is a standard technique for creating a black
> version and pasting it
> behind -- offset a little - but am shaky on the
> Anyone got a stack? The idea is to make it easy for
> a user to overlay a
> title on the photo?
Here's a basic script; just add a field "Foobar" to
your card (make sure it's not opaque), and a button
with the following script:
clone field "Foobar"
put it into tFieldRef
set the textColor of tFieldRef to "gray60"
set the location of tFieldRef to \
(item 1 of the location of field "Foobar") + 3,
(item 2 of the location of field "Foobar") + 3
set the layer of tFieldRef to the layer of field
Hope this gets you started,
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