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Edge Generator V3.0

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Author: Paul Wolfe

Filter Details

  • Downloads: 3357
  • Submitted: Oct 09, 2007
  • Usage Rank: High
  • Comments (2)


EDGE GENERATOR V3.0:Generates Sharp or Blurry Edges, makes different Shapes & Sizes, adds Drop Shadows, makes Transparent Edges, and adds a Line any Colour around your Mask. It has 5 different modes.MODES:1. Creates a White or Black Edge with Photo showing.2. Turns your Photo into an edge, leaving white in the middle. Good for DTP or layouts.3. Creates a White or Black Edge Mask that can be used in other Masking or Paint programs.4. Creates a transparent Edge so your Photo looks like a cutout. This mode only works if your background is transparent.5. Adds a Drop Shadow to your Mask. Same rules as Mode 4.Also a Vertical & Horizontal offset is included. Many presets supplied to get you started.TIPS: In Mode 5, Radius Blur should be set to zero for best results. See UPDATE NOTES for more info.Special Thanks to:Ken for his Edges code.CF andM for his Making Shadows code.


Frame, Mask, Border, Edges, Edge, Shadow, Line


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Filter Controls

  • Selector Mode
  • Radius Blur
  • Invert Mode 1 Edge
  • Invert Mode 3+5 Msk
  • Invert Mode 4 Mask
  • Frame Width +
  • Margin Width
  • Square - Oval
  • Edge Variation
  • Edge Scale
  • Edge Stretch
  • Edge Angle
  • Spray Variation +
  • Spray Scale
  • Spray Stretch
  • Spray Angle
  • Mask Distortion +
  • Mask Stretch
  • Mask Angle
  • Shadow Spread M5
  • Shadow Tint M5
  • Shadow Colour
  • Vertical Offset
  • Horizontal Offset
  • Line (On/Off)
  • Line Colour
  • Line Thickness