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How to make my text look like it is engraved?

  • # December 3, 2010 at 11:22 am

    I was wondering if someone could tell me how to make a text look like it is sort of engraved. I could not find a good example web-site to include however, on on the right of this web-site http://net.tutsplus.com/ the words “Followers” and “Subscribers” have a exactly the effect that I am after. The effect is not seen in IE though. Could anyone on this forum tell me how it can be achieved?

    Thank you very much

    # December 3, 2010 at 12:21 pm

    It’s done with the ‘text-shadow‘ property.
    For example:

    h1{text-shadow: -1px -1px 1px #000;}
    # December 3, 2010 at 12:22 pm

    In that specific instance, they are using this:

    text-shadow:0 1px 0 #FFFFFF;

    …to create a ‘white shadow’.

    http://line25.com/tutorials/create-a-letterpress-effect-with-css-text-shadow

    # December 3, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    Thank you very much!

    # May 25, 2012 at 7:15 am

    for more color combinations in Enngraved text

    checkout:

    http://pradhab.blogspot.in/

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