shadowColor Property - Javascript Canvas Reference

Javascript examples for Canvas Reference:shadowColor


The shadowColor property sets or gets the color for shadows. Its default value is #000000.

JavaScript syntax

context.shadowColor = color;

Property Values

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


Draw a red rectangle with a black shadow:


Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>

<canvas id="myCanvas" width="300" height="250" style="border:1px solid #d3d3d3;">
Your browser does not support the HTML5 canvas tag.</canvas>


var c = document.getElementById("myCanvas");
var ctx = c.getContext("2d");
ctx.shadowBlur = 20;/*from w  ww. j  ava  2  s. c o m*/
ctx.fillStyle = "red";

ctx.shadowColor = "black";
ctx.fillRect(20, 20, 100, 80);

ctx.shadowColor = "blue";
ctx.fillRect(140, 20, 100, 80);



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