Converting Colors

Color Conversions

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Color Details

The Hex color 8E8E8E is a light color, and the websafe version is hex 999999. A complement of this color would be 8E8E8E, and the grayscale version is 8E8E8E.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is C4C4C4, and 5C5C5C is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 8E8080, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 8E9C9C.

Distribution

56%56%56%Red, Green, Blue56%56%56%Red, Yellow, Blue0%0%0%44%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black44%44%44%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 8E8E8E changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

8E8E8EA8A8A8C4C4C4E0E0E0FCFCFCFFFFFF
8E8E8E7474745C5C5C4444442E2E2E1A1A1A000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 8E8E8E by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

8E8E8E8E80808E72728E63638E55558E47478E39398E2B2B8E1C1C8E0E0E
8E8E8E8E9C9C8EAAAA8EB9B98EC7C78ED5D58EE3E38EF1F18EFFFF

Color Harmonies

Sweetspot

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


Color Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #8E8E8E of the current color.

#8E8E8E

Color Preview

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 8E8E8E looks on a white background.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 8E8E8E looks on a black background.

Hex 8E8E8E Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 8E8E8E.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 8E8E8E.


Color CSS

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 8E8E8E is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#8E8E8E }.

This example shows how text in the color #8E8E8E looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #8E8E8E }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #8E8E8E 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 8E8E8E is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #8E8E8E }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#8E8E8E } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #8E8E8E colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8E8E8E; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8E8E8E; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8E8E8E }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 8E8E8E is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#8E8E8E }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#8E8E8E } 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, "8E8E8E", 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%, 56%" 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%, 56%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(59, 0.003, -0.007)", "CIELCH(59, 0.008, 296.813)", "YXY(27.0498, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.44)".

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