Picture Shadow effect
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Discover how to create to create a great picture shadow effect, without Action Script.
Open a new flash document, press Ctrl+R key (Import to Stage) and import any picture.
Press Ctrl+B key once, or choose right click on the picture and select Break Apart. See the picture below.
Press Ctrl+A key to select the picture, and after that Ctrl+C key (Copy) to copy that picture.
Create a new layer above layer 1, name it shadow, select it and press Ctrl+Shift+V (Paste in Place).
Using the "drag and drop technique", move the shadow layer beneath layer 1. See the picture below.
Select shadow layer and for Fill Color choose Black. See the picture below.
Choose Modify > Shape > Soften Fill Edges
Set the options from the picture below, and press Ok.
Move that "shadow" a little right and down, using the arrows key on the keyboard.
While the "shadow" is still selected, press F8 key (Convert to Symbol), to convert it into a Graphic Symbol.
Select that new made Graphic ("shadow"), open the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) and for color choose alpha, and put it down to 60%.
Finally, you'll need to get something like this: