DropShadowEffect.ShadowDepth Property

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Gets or sets the distance between the object and the shadow that it casts.

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


Public Property ShadowDepth As Double
public double ShadowDepth { get; set; }
<DropShadowEffect ShadowDepth="double"/>

Property Value

Type: System.Double
The distance between the plane of the object casting the shadow and the shadow plane measured in devicepixels. The valid range of values is from 0 through 300. The default is 5.


Dependency property identifier field: ShadowDepthProperty

The following illustrations demonstrate the effect of this property.

Shows drop shadow with large ShadowDepth valueDropShadow with small ShadowDepth value.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3


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