Converting Colors

Conversions

FormatColor
HSL0°, 10%, 67%
CIELCh69, 6.170, 19.879
Yxy38.9346, 0.3279, 0.3290
Android (android.graphics.Color)4290028708 (0xFFB4A4A4)
YUV168.7840, -2.3585, 9.8364

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Details

The Hex color B4A4A4 is a light color, and the websafe version is hex 999999. A complement of this color would be A4B4B4, and the grayscale version is A9A9A9.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is ECDBDB, and 7F7070 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get B49292, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is B4B6B6.

Distribution

71%64%64%Red, Green, Blue71%64%64%Red, Yellow, Blue0%9%9%29%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black29%36%36%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color B4A4A4 changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

B4A4A4D0BFBFECDBDBFFF7F7FFFFFF
B4A4A4998A8A7F70706658584E4141372B2B211616010000000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color B4A4A4 by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

B4A4A4B49292B48080B46E6EB45C5CB44A4AB43838B42626B41414B40202
B4A4A4B4B6B6B4C8C8B4DADAB4ECECB4FEFEB4FFFF

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.

B4A4A4EBE4E4B4A4B4757171F5F5F5757575

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #B4A4A4 of the current color.

#B4A4A4

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color B4A4A4 looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 2.39, 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 B4A4A4 looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 8.79, 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 B4A4A4 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color B4A4A4.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color B4A4A4.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex B4A4A4 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#B4A4A4 }.

This example shows how text in the color #B4A4A4 looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #B4A4A4 }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #B4A4A4 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 B4A4A4 is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #B4A4A4 }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#B4A4A4 } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #B4A4A4 colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #B4A4A4; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #B4A4A4; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #B4A4A4 }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex B4A4A4 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#B4A4A4 }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#B4A4A4 } 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, "B4A4A4", 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°, 9%, 71%" 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°, 9%, 71%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(68.70, 5.80, 2.10)", "CIELCH(69, 6.170, 19.879)", "YXY(38.9346, 0.3279, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.09, 0.09, 0.29)".

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