Converting Colors

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Details

The Hex color 969696 is a light color, and the websafe version is hex 999999. A complement of this color would be 969696, and the grayscale version is 969696.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is CCCCCC, and 636363 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 968787, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 96A5A5.

Distribution

59%59%59%Red, Green, Blue59%59%59%Red, Yellow, Blue0%0%0%41%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black41%41%41%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 969696 changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

969696B1B1B1CCCCCCE8E8E8FFFFFF
9696967C7C7C6363634B4B4B353535202020080808000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 969696 by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

969696968787967878966969965A5A964B4B963C3C962D2D961E1E960F0F
96969696A5A596B4B496C3C396D2D296E1E196F0F096FFFF

Harmonies

Sweetspot

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

969696C2C2C2616161E0E0E0

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #969696 of the current color.

#969696

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 969696 looks on a white background.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 969696 looks on a black background.

Hex 969696 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 969696.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 969696.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 969696 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#969696 }.

This example shows how text in the color #969696 looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #969696 }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #969696 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 969696 is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #969696 }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#969696 } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #969696 colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #969696; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #969696; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #969696 }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 969696 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#969696 }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#969696 } 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, "969696", 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%, 59%" 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%, 59%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(62.08, 0.00, -0.01)", "CIELCH(62, 0.008, 296.813)", "YXY(30.4987, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.41)".

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