The LEADTOOLS special effects methods give you precise control over a large variety of effects when you paint images, text, patterns, and shapes to a device context.
A wand, which is a line on the leading edge of some effects, such as horizontal or vertical wipes. You can specify the width and color of the wand.
You can paint a rectangular area with a solid color, a gradient color transition, or a pattern. The following methods are available:
SpecialEffectsProcessor.PaintTransition lets you paint a rectangle with a gradient color transition, and with all of the same controls that are available in the paint effects for images. You can control the transitional effect, speed, number of passes, transparent color, and wand.
You can paint rotated text using SpecialEffectsProcessor.DrawRotated3dText, or unrotated text using SpecialEffectsProcessor.Draw3dText. For rotated text, you can specify the angle of rotation. With either method, you can also specify the following:
The color of the border or highlight, if the style requires it.
You can use SpecialEffectsProcessor.DrawFrame to paint a frame. The interior is transparent. The frame itself has a three-dimensional appearance. You can specify the following:
Three bands used for the three-dimensional appearance: middle, inner, and outer. For each band you can specify the overall width, and the colors of the band and its highlight and shadow. Usage of the bands, highlights, and shadows depends on the selected three-dimensional style.
You can use SpecialEffectsProcessor.Draw3dShape to paint a three-dimensional shape, such as a circle or triangle. For each shape, you can specify the following:
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