Reflection Opacity Effect In Silverlight 3


In this article we will see how we can use Silverlight 3’s new effect i.e. Reflection Opacity Effect.

Creating the Silverlight Application

Fire up Visual Studio 2008 and create a Silverlight Application, name it as EffectSample.

Previously we have seen two effects from Silverlight 3. Those are Blur Effect and Drop Shadow Effect.

This effect is as simple as that.

Open the Solution in Blend 3.

Add few controls to the Page.

Click on the Assets Button and select Effects. You will find the following Effects.

Select Reflection Property and Drag and Drop it to the Control you want to use the effect.

Before Applying the effect.

Now Select the Effect from the Object and Timieline pane you will find the properties as follows:

After applying the Effect our controls will look like the following:

I know this doesn’t look good, but when you use it interactively it will definitely look good.