6.8. Long Shadow

6.8.1. Overview

This GEGL-based filter appeared with GIMP-2.10.6. It simplifies creating long shadows in several visual styles.

6.8.2. Activate the filter

You can find this filter in the image menu menu through FiltersLight and ShadowLong Shadow….

This filter is normally disabled. You must add an Alpha channel to your image to use it.

6.8.3. Indstillinger

Figur 17.124. Long Shadow filter options

“Long Shadow” filter options

Presets, Preview, Split view
[Bemærk] Bemærk

Disse indstillinger er beskrevet i Afsnit 2, “Fælles funktioner”.

Style
Original: the text layer is Menus/layer/Layer to Image Size

You can use different styles Finite that is default, Infinite, Fading, and Fading (fixed length).

Figur 17.125. Style option examples

“Style” option examples
Finite (default)
“Style” option examples
Infinite
“Style” option examples
Fading
“Style” option examples
Fading (fixed length); length = 30

Vinkel

Shadow angle, in degrees.

Angle = 110°
Length

Shadow length, in pixels

Length = 30
Composition

Shadow plus image is default.

Figur 17.126. Composition option examples

“Composition” option examples

Shadow only

“Composition” option examples

Shadow minus image


Clipping

Dette filter kan resultere i et billede, som er større end det oprindelige. Med standardindstillingen for Justér vil lagets størrelse om nødvendigt automatisk blive ændret. Med indstillingen Klip vil resultatet blive klippet til lagets kanter.