pressing this button will force the active area to assume the exact dimensions of the picture loaded from file. use it to ensure 1:1 proportions of your artwork.
this box shows the currently active 'invisible color'. when generating the shadow base from the artwork, all pixels that are this color will become transparent
note that you cannot set the invisible color from this dialog. go to the main configuration dialog to set the invisible color.
this slider defines how closely a color must match the invisible color to be recognized as invisible. full left means exact match, full right means any color will match.
this option engages a pre-processor that helps eliminating background spill when resizing artwork, or if you used an anti-aliased pen close to the border of the artwork.
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your logo artwork will be sized to exactly fit into this rectangular area. to move, click and drag inside it. to resize, click and drag it's handles.
pressing this button will select the whole clip's surface as the active area
this box shows the color that the shadow processor will ignore (i.e. regard as invisible). all other colors in your logo will obscure the clip and cast a shadow. to pick a color, either use the eye dropper or color picker.
a lot of thought has gone into putting the invisible color selector in this dialog, and not in the shadow source setup dialog. after using the plug for some time during development, we found that this was the best place to put it.
click this button to call up the shadow source dialog
drop shadow can employ a powerful gaussian blur algorithm to make the drop shadow appear more smoothly. warning: although we strongly suggest that you use this feature, we suggest even more