colors used in xaml wpf

Posted on 2010-09-21
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Hi experts,

In HTML the color codes for style sheets use hex notation such as #FFF000
So this color code has 6 hex values.

In xaml, colors that are used in the wpf colors I noticed that it is similar but instead of using 6 values it has 8 , so the color code for midnight blue is #FF191970

Does anyone know the technical term for the official name of the xaml color code system(chart)?
Also, do you know why it uses 8 hex values instead of 6 like on HTML

Thanks for your help
Question by:maqskywalker
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The extra code is for the Alpha Channel ...
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Extra information is there Not sure what the technical name is.

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