The drop shadow is certainly one of the most popular effects used by designers. It allows us to add some depth to our page and give the impression that the object is lifting slightly off the page. As with most design effects, moderation is the key. The following steps show us how to do it:
1. In the Design view, select the rectangle to which you want to add a drop shadow.
3. Click on the Shadow category and select On.
4. Set a Color for the shadow. Remember, not every drop shadow needs to be black. We can create a more subtle effect by choosing a color which is a darker shade of the main page's background color. Choose a dark navy color for this exercise.
5. Set the opacity of the Shadow to
60as shown in the following screenshot...