Converting Colors

Conversions

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FormatColor
HSL0°, 0%, 69%
CIELCh72, 0.009, 296.813
Yxy43.9657, 0.3127, 0.3290
Android (android.graphics.Color)4289835441 (0xFFB1B1B1)
YUV177.0000, 0.0000, 0.0000

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Details

The Hex color B1B1B1 is a light color, and the websafe version is hex 999999. A complement of this color would be B1B1B1, and the grayscale version is B1B1B1.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is E9E9E9, and 7C7C7C is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get B19F9F, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is B1C3C3.

Distribution

69%69%69%Red, Green, Blue69%69%69%Red, Yellow, Blue0%0%0%31%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black31%31%31%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color B1B1B1 changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

B1B1B1CCCCCCE9E9E9FFFFFF
B1B1B19696967C7C7C6464644C4C4C353535202020080808000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color B1B1B1 by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

B1B1B1B19F9FB18E8EB17C7CB16A6AB15959B14747B13535B12323B11212
B1B1B1B1C3C3B1D4D4B1E6E6B1F8F8B1FFFF

Harmonies

Sweetspot

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

B1B1B1E6E6E6737373F2F2F2

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #B1B1B1 of the current color.

#B1B1B1

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color B1B1B1 looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 2.14, 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 B1B1B1 looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 9.79, 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 B1B1B1 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color B1B1B1.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color B1B1B1.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex B1B1B1 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#B1B1B1 }.

This example shows how text in the color #B1B1B1 looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #B1B1B1 }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #B1B1B1 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 B1B1B1 is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #B1B1B1 }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#B1B1B1 } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #B1B1B1 colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #B1B1B1; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #B1B1B1; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #B1B1B1 }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex B1B1B1 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#B1B1B1 }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#B1B1B1 } 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.


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, "B1B1B1", 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%, 69%" 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%, 69%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(72.21, 0.00, -0.01)", "CIELCH(72, 0.009, 296.813)", "YXY(43.9657, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.31)".

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