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FormatColor
HSL4°, 27%, 43%
CIELCh42, 24.974, 28.333
Yxy12.3231, 0.4126, 0.3367
Android (android.graphics.Color)4287255632 (0xFF8A5450)
YUV99.6900, -9.7072, 33.5979

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Details

The Hex color 8A5450 is a dark color, and the websafe version is hex 996666. A complement of this color would be 50868A, and the grayscale version is 646464.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is C18681, and 552624 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 8A4742, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 8A615E.

Distribution

54%33%31%Red, Green, Blue54%33%31%Red, Yellow, Blue0%39%42%46%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black46%67%69%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 8A5450 changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

8A5450A56D68C18681DEA19BFBBCB6FFD8D2FFF4EEFFFFFF
8A54506F3C395526243C100F270000000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 8A5450 by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

8A54508A47428A3A348A2D278A21198A140B8A0A00
8A54508A615E8A6E6C8A7B798A87878A94958AA1A38AAEB18ABBBE8AC8CC

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.

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SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #8A5450 of the current color.

#8A5450

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 8A5450 looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 6.06, 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 8A5450 looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 3.46, which passes the AA level for large text above 18pt. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Hex 8A5450 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 8A5450.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 8A5450.


CSS Examples


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The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 8A5450 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#8A5450 }.

This example shows how text in the color #8A5450 looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #8A5450 }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #8A5450 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 8A5450 is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #8A5450 }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#8A5450 } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #8A5450 colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8A5450; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8A5450; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8A5450 }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 8A5450 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#8A5450 }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#8A5450 } 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, "8A5450", 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 "4°, 42%, 54%" 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(4°, 42%, 54%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(41.73, 21.98, 11.85)", "CIELCH(42, 24.974, 28.333)", "YXY(12.3231, 0.4126, 0.3367)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.39, 0.42, 0.46)".