Nice QGIS-Symbology feature: inverted polygon with shapeburst

Did you ever want to „draw“ polygons inverted (masked) with a border with a color gradient ? With QGIS (tested with 2.8) it’s a small step…

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Just define in the layer’s style „Inverted polygon“ and afterwards set „Symbol layer type“ to shapeburst-fill with the option „shade to a distance“. Voila 🙂

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