<alphaMod> (Alpha Modulation)

This element specifies a more or less opaque version of its input color. An alpha modulate never increases the alpha beyond 100%. A 200% alpha modulate makes a input color twice as opaque as before. A 50% alpha modulate makes a input color half as opaque as before.

Parent Elements

<hslClr>; <prstClr>; <schemeClr>; <scrgbClr>; <srgbClr>; <sysClr>



<val> (Value)

Specifies the opacity as expressed by a percentage relative to the input color.


<a:solidFill> <a:srgbClr val="00FF00"> <a:alphaMod val="50000"/> </a:srgbClr></a:solidFill>

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_PositivePercentage simple type (§

The following XML Schema fragment defines the contents of this element:

<complexType name="CT_PositivePercentage">
	<attribute name="val" type="ST_PositivePercentage" use="required"/>