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ActionScript 2.0 Language Reference for Macromedia® Flash® 8 by Shimul Rahim, Robert L. Dixon, Jen deHaan, Francis Cheng

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BevelFilter (flash.filters.BevelFilter)

Object
  |
  +-flash.filters.BitmapFilter
    |
    +-flash.filters.BevelFilter

public class BevelFilter
extends BitmapFilter

The BevelFilter class lets you add a bevel effect to a variety of objects in Flash. A bevel effect gives objects such as buttons a three-dimensional look. You can customize the look of the bevel with different highlight and shadow colors, the amount of blur on the bevel, the angle of the bevel, the placement of the bevel, and a knockout effect.

The use of filters depends on the object to which you apply the filter:

  • To apply filters to movie clips, text fields, and buttons at runtime, use the filters property. Setting the filters property of an object does not modify the object, and you can ...

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