Converting Colors

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New: Converting Colors offers a new tool to do mass color conversions.

FormatColor
HSL229°, 97%, 53%
CIELCh39, 110.064, 301.268
Yxy10.7913, 0.1594, 0.0880
Android (android.graphics.Color)4279582971 (0xFF1540FB)
YUV72.4610, 88.0197, -45.1313

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Details

The Hex color 1540FB is a dark color, and the websafe version is hex 3333FF. The color can be described as dark washed blue. A complement of this color would be FBD015, and the grayscale version is 484848.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 7871FF, and 0012C1 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 002FFB, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 2E54FB.

Distribution

8%25%98%Red, Green, Blue8%22%98%Red, Yellow, Blue92%75%0%2%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black92%75%2%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 1540FB changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

1540FB5158FF7871FF9A8BFFBBA6FFDCC2FFFCDEFFFFFBFFFFFFFF
1540FB0029DE0012C10001A5000089000C6F000C5500063D00032600010F

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 1540FB by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

1540FB002FFB
1540FB2E54FB4769FB607DFB7992FB93A6FBACBAFBC5CFFBDEE3FBF7F8FB

Harmonies

Analogous

The analogous color harmony consists of three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.

Triad

The triadic color harmony groups three colors that are evenly spaced from another and form a triangle on the color wheel.

Complementary

The complementary color scheme is a pair of colors which are on the opposite of each other on the color wheel.

Split Complementary

Split-complementary colors differ from the complementary color scheme. The scheme consists of three colors, the original color and two neighbors of the complement color.

Square

The square scheme is like the rectangle color scheme, but the four colors are evenly spaced on the color wheel.

Rectangle

The rectangle color scheme consists of four colors that form a rectangle on the color wheel.

Sweetspot

The sweet spot groups the original color and five complimentary colors.

1540FBBAC7FF15FBCD575E80000000808080

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #1540FB of the current color.

#1540FB

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 1540FB looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 6.65, which passes the AA level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 for any text size and the AAA level for large text above 18pt. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 1540FB looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 3.16, which passes the AA level for large text above 18pt. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Hex 1540FB Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 1540FB.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 1540FB.


CSS Examples


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The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 1540FB is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#1540FB }.

This example shows how text in the color #1540FB looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #1540FB }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #1540FB colored shadow looks like.

Border

This example shows the color as border, it can be applied via the CSS property "border" or "border-color".

The CSS property to change the border of an element to Hex 1540FB is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #1540FB }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#1540FB } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #1540FB colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #1540FB; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #1540FB; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #1540FB }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 1540FB is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#1540FB }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#1540FB } can be used.

This example shows the color as background, it is applied via the CSS property "background".

To optimize and compress your CSS code, you can use our online CSS compressor and optimizer based on csstidy. If you want to create a linear gradient as background or border, check our CSS Gradient Generator.


How-to use Converting Colors

To convert, paste a string in one of these color formats, for example, "1540FB", into the input field and click on convert. The result will be in the section Color Conversions, and the following sections will provide you with further details on the color.

Some color formats use the same notation, and the conversion will guess the composition of the search query. As an example, if you try to convert the string "229°, 92%, 98%" it could be an HSV or HSL color, the conversion will assume HSL in this case.

As this could lead to wrong conversions, you can define which format you are passing by wrapping your color string in brackets with the format in front. The search string "HSV(229°, 92%, 98%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(39.23, 57.13, -94.08)", "CIELCH(39, 110.064, 301.268)", "YXY(10.7913, 0.1594, 0.0880)" and "CMYK(0.92, 0.75, 0.00, 0.02)".