Converting Colors

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Conversions

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

FormatColor
HSL14°, 9%, 38%
CIELCh41, 6.164, 43.087
Yxy11.6141, 0.3394, 0.3381
Android (android.graphics.Color)4285160793 (0xFF6A5D59)
YUV96.4310, -3.6635, 8.3920

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Details

The Hex color 6A5D59 is a dark color, and the websafe version is hex 666666. A complement of this color would be 59666A, and the grayscale version is 606060.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 9D8F8B, and 3B2F2C is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 6A554E, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 6A6564.

Distribution

42%36%35%Red, Green, Blue42%37%35%Red, Yellow, Blue0%12%16%58%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black58%64%65%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 6A5D59 changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

6A5D598376719D8F8BB8AAA5D4C5C0F0E1DCFFFEF9FFFFFF
6A5D595245423B2F2C251A170E0000000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 6A5D59 by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

6A5D596A554E6A4D446A45396A3D2F6A34246A2C196A240F6A1C046A1900
6A5D596A65646A6D6E6A75796A7D836A868E6A8E996A96A36A9EAE6AA6B8

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.

6A5D598A84836A5966454241C4C4C4454545

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #6A5D59 of the current color.

#6A5D59

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 6A5D59 looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 6.32, 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 6A5D59 looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 3.32, which passes the AA level for large text above 18pt. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Hex 6A5D59 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 6A5D59.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 6A5D59.


CSS Examples


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The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 6A5D59 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#6A5D59 }.

This example shows how text in the color #6A5D59 looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #6A5D59 }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #6A5D59 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 6A5D59 is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #6A5D59 }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#6A5D59 } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #6A5D59 colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #6A5D59; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #6A5D59; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #6A5D59 }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 6A5D59 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#6A5D59 }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#6A5D59 } 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, "6A5D59", 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 "14°, 16%, 42%" 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(14°, 16%, 42%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(40.60, 4.50, 4.21)", "CIELCH(41, 6.164, 43.087)", "YXY(11.6141, 0.3394, 0.3381)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.12, 0.16, 0.58)".