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Couldn't you use inner shadow for the same effect?

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3 hours ago, Slayman said:

The shadow is scaled down giving the illusion that the square is closer to the viewer.

I'm sorry, but for me it creates illusion of a strange shadow, than a square closer.

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I would draw a 2nd smaller rectangle, apply a Gaussian blur effect (as well as maybe some other effects, e.g. perspective) and put it behind the original. 

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1 hour ago, Slayman said:

that's what I'm doing but would be nice to have a scale feature in FX for outer shadow. It would save time.

I don’t see a negative to your suggestion👍


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