Converting Colors

Conversions

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FormatColor
HSL0°, 0%, 10%
CIELCh9, 0.003, 296.813
Yxy1.0330, 0.3127, 0.3290
Android (android.graphics.Color)4279900698 (0xFF1A1A1A)
YUV26.0000, 0.0000, 0.0000

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Details

The Hex color 1A1A1A is a dark color, and the websafe version is hex 000000. A complement of this color would be 1A1A1A, and the grayscale version is 1A1A1A.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 454545, and 000000 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 1A1717, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 1A1D1D.

Distribution

10%10%10%Red, Green, Blue10%10%10%Red, Yellow, Blue0%0%0%90%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black90%90%90%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 1A1A1A changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

1A1A1A2F2F2F4545455C5C5C7575758F8F8FA9A9A9C4C4C4E0E0E0FDFDFD
1A1A1A000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 1A1A1A by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

1A1A1A1A17171A15151A12121A10101A0D0D1A0A0A1A08081A05051A0303
1A1A1A1A1D1D1A1F1F1A22221A24241A27271A2A2A1A2C2C1A2F2F1A3131

Harmonies

Sweetspot

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

1A1A1A212121121212919191

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #1A1A1A of the current color.

#1A1A1A

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 1A1A1A looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 17.40, which passes the AAA level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 for all text sizes. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 1A1A1A looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 1.21, which fails to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Hex 1A1A1A Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 1A1A1A.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 1A1A1A.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 1A1A1A is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#1A1A1A }.

This example shows how text in the color #1A1A1A looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #1A1A1A }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #1A1A1A 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 1A1A1A is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #1A1A1A }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#1A1A1A } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #1A1A1A colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #1A1A1A; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #1A1A1A; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #1A1A1A }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 1A1A1A is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#1A1A1A }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#1A1A1A } 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.


About Converting Colors

Converting Colors allows you to convert between 15 different color formats (hex, rgb, rgb percent, cmy, cmyk, hsv, hsl, cielab, cielch, xyz, yxy, ryb, android, decimal, yuv).

To convert, paste a string in one of these color formats, for example, "1A1A1A", 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 "0°, 0%, 10%" 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(0°, 0%, 10%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(9.26, 0.00, -0.00)", "CIELCH(9, 0.003, 296.813)", "YXY(1.0330, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.90)".

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