bias

The bias attribute shifts the range of the filter. After applying the kernelMatrix of the <feConvolveMatrix> element to the input image to yield a number and applied the divisor attribute, the bias attribute is added to each component. This allows representation of values that would otherwise be clamped to 0 or 1.

Usage notes

Value <number>
Default value 0
Animatable Yes

One application of bias is when it is desirable to have 0.5 gray value be the zero response of the filter.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Filter Effects Module Level 1
The definition of 'bias' in that specification.
Working Draft No change
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'bias' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

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