Converting Colors

Conversions

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Details

The Hex color 3C4242 is a dark color, and the websafe version is hex 333333. A complement of this color would be 3F3F3F, and the grayscale version is 404040.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 6B7272, and 121717 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 354242, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 434242.

Distribution

24%26%26%Red, Green, Blue24%25%26%Red, Yellow, Blue9%0%0%74%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black76%74%74%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 3C4242 changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

3C42425359596B7272858B8B9FA6A6BAC1C1D5DDDDF2F9F9FFFFFF
3C4242262C2C121717000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 3C4242 by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

3C42423542422F42422842422242421B42421442420E4242074242014242
3C42424342424942425042425642425D42426442426A4242714242774242

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.

3C42425457573C423C2A2B2BABABAB2B2B2B

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #3C4242 of the current color.

#3C4242

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 3C4242 looks on a white background.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 3C4242 looks on a black background.

Hex 3C4242 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 3C4242.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 3C4242.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 3C4242 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#3C4242 }.

This example shows how text in the color #3C4242 looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #3C4242 }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #3C4242 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 3C4242 is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #3C4242 }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#3C4242 } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #3C4242 colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #3C4242; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #3C4242; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #3C4242 }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 3C4242 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#3C4242 }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#3C4242 } can be used.

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

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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, "3C4242", 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 "180°, 9%, 26%" 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(180°, 9%, 26%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(27.44, -2.48, -0.86)", "CIELCH(27, 2.619, 199.064)", "YXY(5.2504, 0.3004, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.09, 0.00, 0.00, 0.74)".

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