Converting Colors

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Conversions

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FormatColor
HSL274°, 4%, 66%
CIELCh68, 4.163, 311.662
Yxy37.8160, 0.3104, 0.3192
Android (android.graphics.Color)4289242283 (0xFFA8A4AB)
YUV165.9940, 2.4680, 1.7593

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Details

The Hex color A8A4AB is a light color, and the websafe version is hex 999999. A complement of this color would be A7ABA4, and the grayscale version is A6A6A6.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is DFDBE2, and 747077 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get A193AB, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is AFB5AB.

Distribution

66%64%67%Red, Green, Blue66%64%67%Red, Yellow, Blue2%4%0%33%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black34%36%33%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color A8A4AB changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

A8A4ABC3BFC6DFDBE2FCF7FFFFFFFF
A8A4AB8E8A917470775B585E4441472E2B3019161B000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color A8A4AB by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

A8A4ABA193AB9982AB9271AB8B60AB834FAB7C3DAB752CAB6D1BAB660AAB
A8A4ABAFB5ABB7C6ABBED7ABC5E8ABCDF9ABD4FFABDBFFABE3FFABEAFFAB

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.

A8A4ABDDDCDEA4A7AB706F70F0F0F0707070

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #A8A4AB of the current color.

#A8A4AB

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color A8A4AB looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 2.45, which fails to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color A8A4AB looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 8.56, which passes the AAA level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 for all text sizes. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Hex A8A4AB Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color A8A4AB.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color A8A4AB.


CSS Examples


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The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex A8A4AB is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#A8A4AB }.

This example shows how text in the color #A8A4AB looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #A8A4AB }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #A8A4AB 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 A8A4AB is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #A8A4AB }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#A8A4AB } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #A8A4AB colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #A8A4AB; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #A8A4AB; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #A8A4AB }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex A8A4AB is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#A8A4AB }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#A8A4AB } 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, "A8A4AB", 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 "274°, 4%, 67%" 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(274°, 4%, 67%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(67.88, 2.77, -3.11)", "CIELCH(68, 4.163, 311.662)", "YXY(37.8160, 0.3104, 0.3192)" and "CMYK(0.02, 0.04, 0.00, 0.33)".