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box shadow

The CSS box-shadow property is used to render inset/outset shadow effects on containers. Multiple distinct shadows can be applied to a single element by comma separating each shadow.

CSS Syntaxbox-shadow: 2px 2px 5px grey;
JavaScript Syntaxelement.style.boxShadow = "2px 2px 5px grey";

Value

none - no shadow applied. x y blur spread color inset - specify the shadow components.

Shadow components:

x offset - horizontal offset length value. Negative values are allowed. y offset - horizontal offset length value. Negative values are allowed. blur - blur radius. spread - shadow spread amount. Negative values are allowed. color - specify a color value. inset - optional keyword that specifies an inset shadow, otherwise the shadow is outset by default.

Initial value: none Used on: all elements Animatable: yes see animatable properties CSS level: 3 Web standard: not yet what's this?

CSS Code Example

<style> div { background: orange; box-shadow: 2px 2px 5px rgba(0,0,0,.7); padding:20px; margin-bottom: 50px; } </style> <div>div content ...</div> <div>div content ...</div> This example strings shadow effects together using commas. It also demonstrates use of the "inset" keyword. <style> #container { background: #C0C0C0; padding:20px; } #div1 { background: #666; border: #999 1px solid; height: 90px; margin-bottom: 12px; padding:10px; color: #FFF; box-shadow: inset 3px 3px 3px #000, 1px 1px 3px #FFF; } </style> <div id="container"> <div id="div1">div content ...</div> </div>

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