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Background Blur Filter

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A Background Blur Filter blurs the areas of a Shape that sit within another Shape. It can be used to soften or take focus away from background elements – a common effect used in UI design for interactive menus.


Common Attributes +

Blur Amount - Set the amount of blur (px) to apply to the Shape.

Blur Shape - Connect a Shape to define the areas the blur is applied to.

  1. Create 2 Shapes (Shape1 and Shape2).
  2. Move them apart slightly so one overlaps the other.
  3. Load Shape1 into the Attribute Editor, click the + button on the Filters attribute and select Background Blur.
  4. Connect Shape2 as the Blur Shape to the Background Blur.
  5. Set Shape2's Opacity to 10%.