Converting Colors

Conversions

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FormatColor
HSL0°, 2%, 55%
CIELCh58, 1.572, 19.295
Yxy26.1690, 0.3171, 0.3290
Android (android.graphics.Color)4287597451 (0xFF8F8B8B)
YUV140.1960, -0.5896, 2.4591

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Details

The Hex color 8F8B8B is a dark color, and the websafe version is hex 999999. A complement of this color would be 8B8F8F, and the grayscale version is 8C8C8C.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is C5C0C0, and 5D5959 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 8F7D7D, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 8F9999.

Distribution

56%55%55%Red, Green, Blue56%55%55%Red, Yellow, Blue0%3%3%44%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black44%45%45%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 8F8B8B changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

8F8B8BA9A5A5C5C0C0E1DCDCFDF9F9FFFFFF
8F8B8B7572725D59594542422F2C2C1A1717000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 8F8B8B by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

8F8B8B8F7D7D8F6E6E8F60608F52528F43438F35358F27278F19198F0A0A
8F8B8B8F99998FA8A88FB6B68FC4C48FD3D38FE1E18FEFEF8FFDFD8FFFFF

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.

8F8B8BBAB8B88F8B8F5E5D5DDEDEDE5E5E5E

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #8F8B8B of the current color.

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Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 8F8B8B looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 3.37, which passes the AA 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 8F8B8B looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 6.23, 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/.

Hex 8F8B8B Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 8F8B8B.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 8F8B8B.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 8F8B8B is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#8F8B8B }.

This example shows how text in the color #8F8B8B looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #8F8B8B }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #8F8B8B 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 8F8B8B is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #8F8B8B }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#8F8B8B } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #8F8B8B colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8F8B8B; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8F8B8B; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #8F8B8B }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 8F8B8B is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#8F8B8B }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#8F8B8B } 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, "8F8B8B", 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°, 3%, 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°, 3%, 56%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(58.20, 1.48, 0.52)", "CIELCH(58, 1.572, 19.295)", "YXY(26.1690, 0.3171, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.03, 0.03, 0.44)".

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