[cairo] How can I draw this? (without blur hopefully)

David Björkevik david at bjorkevik.se
Thu Jun 3 02:05:33 PDT 2010

On 2010-06-02 11:42, Andrea Cimitan wrote:
> As you can see in the first button1 button, the dark gradient seems to
> stop before reaching the left and right edges of the button itself,
> likeif there was a blur or a glow outside it.
> I would like to draw that style with cairo, though I don't know if
> there's a real way to do it :)
> Any help? :)

I would do:

1. Draw the button gradient background
2. Draw a 1px border inside the outside grey border. This border is 
painted with a different gradient (same bottom color as background, but 
pure white on tom)
3. Draw the grey outer border


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