Converting Colors

Color Conversions

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Color Details

The Hex color 8B8B8B can be considered as a light color, the websafe version is hex 999999. A complement of this color would be 8B8B8B and the grayscale version is 8B8B8B.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is C0C0C0 and 595959 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10% you get 8B7D7D and if you desaturate by 10% it is 8B9999.

Distribution

55%55%55%Red, Green, Blue55%55%55%Red, Yellow, Blue0%0%0%45%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black45%45%45%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow


Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 8B8B8B changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a change by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

8B8B8BA5A5A5C0C0C0DCDCDCF9F9F9FFFFFF
8B8B8B7272725959594242422C2C2C171717000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 8B8B8B by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

8B8B8B8B7D7D8B6F6F8B61618B53538B46468B38388B2A2A8B1C1C8B0E0E
8B8B8B8B99998BA7A78BB5B58BC3C38BD1D18BDEDE8BECEC8BFAFA8BFFFF

Color Harmonies

Sweetspot

The sweetspot groups the original color and five complimentary colors.


Color Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #8B8B8B of the current color.

#8B8B8B

Color Preview

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 8B8B8B looks on a white background.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 8B8B8B looks on a black background.

Hex 8B8B8B Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 8B8B8B.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 8B8B8B.


Color CSS

The css property to change the color of a text to Hex 8B8B8B is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the html element .text, #text, p{ color:#8B8B8B }.

This example shows how text in the color #8B8B8B looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #8B8B8B }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #8B8B8B 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 a element to Hex 8B8B8B is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the html element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #8B8B8B }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#8B8B8B } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #8B8B8B colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8B8B8B; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8B8B8B; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8B8B8B }.


Background

The css property to change the background color of a element to Hex 8B8B8B is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the html element .background, #background, body{ background:#8B8B8B }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#8B8B8B } 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 "8B8B8B", into the input field and click on "Convert". The result will be shown in the section "Color Conversions", the following sections will provide you with further details on the color.

Some color formats use the same notation and the conversion will guess your format. As example if you try to convert the string "0°, 0%, 55%" it could be a 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%, 55%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(58, 0.003, -0.007)", "CIELCH(58, 0.007, 296.813)", "YXY(25.8183, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.45)".