Converting Colors

Conversions

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Details

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

A 20% lighter version of the original color is F3F3F3, and 868686 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get BBA8A8, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is BBCECE.

Distribution

73%73%73%Red, Green, Blue73%73%73%Red, Yellow, Blue0%0%0%27%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black27%27%27%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

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

BBBBBBD7D7D7F3F3F3FFFFFF
BBBBBBA0A0A08686866D6D6D5454543D3D3D282828131313000000

Saturation Gradient

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

BBBBBBBBA8A8BB9696BB8383BB7070BB5E5EBB4B4BBB3838BB2525BB1313
BBBBBBBBCECEBBE0E0BBF3F3BBFFFF

Harmonies

Sweetspot

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

BBBBBBF2F2F27A7A7AFAFAFA

SVG Images

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

#BBBBBB

Previews

White Background

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

Black Background

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

Hex BBBBBB Background

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

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


CSS Examples

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Background

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

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#BBBBBB } 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, "BBBBBB", 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%, 73%" 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%, 73%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(75.88, 0.00, -0.01)", "CIELCH(76, 0.009, 296.813)", "YXY(49.6933, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.27)".

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