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ActionScript 2.0 Language Reference for Macromedia® Flash® 8 by Shimul Rahim, Robert L. Dixon, Jen deHaan, Francis Cheng

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BlurFilter (flash.filters.BlurFilter)

Object
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  +-flash.filters.BitmapFilter
    |
    +-flash.filters.BlurFilter

public class BlurFilter
extends BitmapFilter

The BlurFilter class lets you apply a blur visual effect to a variety of objects in Flash. A blur effect softens the details of an image. You can produce blurs that range from a softly unfocused look to a Gaussian blur, a hazy appearance like viewing an image through semi-opaque glass. When the quality property of this filter is set to 1, the result is a softly unfocused look. When the quality property is set to 3, it approximates a Gaussian blur filter.

The use of filters depends on the object to which you apply the filter:

  • To apply filters to movie clips, text fields, and buttons at runtime, ...

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