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The style textShadow property in HTML DOM is used to set the shadow effects for text. We can set more than one shadow effects by using this property. This property can also return the shadow effects of a text. 

Syntax:

  • It returns the textShadow property.
object.style.textShadow
  • It used to set the textShadow property.
object.style.textShadow = "none|h-shadow v-shadow blur color|
initial|inherit"

Property Values:

  • none: This property makes no shadow is drawn.This is a default value.
  • h-shadow: This is used to position the horizontal shadow and it allows negative values. This is a mandatory field
  • v-shadow: This is used to position the vertical shadow and it allows negative values. This is a mandatory field.
  • blur: It is an optional one and it specifies the blur distance.
  • color: It is an optional one and is used to specify the color for a shadow.
  • initial: It sets the textShadow property to its default value.
  • inherit: This property is inherited from its parent element.

Return Value:

  • It returns string that represents a comma separated list of shadow effects of textShadow property of a element.

Example 1: 

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>DOM Style textShadow Property </title>
    <style>
    </style>
</head>
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green;width:40%;">
                GeeksForGeeks
            </h1>
        <h2>DOM Style textShadow Property </h2>
        <p id="gfg">
          A Computer science portal for geeks
      </p>
        <button type="button" onclick="geeks()">
            Change Style
        </button>
        <script>
            function geeks() {
               
                //  Set textShadow in green color.
                document.getElementById(
                  "gfg").style.textShadow =
                  "5px 5px 1px green";
            }
        </script>
    </center>
</body>
</html>

                    

Output:

  • Before Click on the button:
  • After Click on the button:

Example 2: 

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>DOM Style textShadow Property </title>
    <style>
    </style>
</head>
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green;width:40%;">
           GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
        <h2>DOM Style textShadow Property </h2>
        <p id="gfg">
          A Computer science portal for geeks
        </p>
        <button type="button" onclick="geeks()">
            Shadow effect
        </button>
        <script>
            function geeks() {
               
                //  Set textShadow in magenta color.
                document.getElementById(
                  "gfg").style.textShadow =
                  "-3px -5px 1px magenta";
            }
        </script>
    </center>
</body>
</html>

                    

Output:

  • Before Click on the button:
  • After Click on the button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Style textShadow property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 2
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Firefox 3.5
  • Opera 9.5
  • Safari 1.1


Last Updated : 05 Aug, 2022
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