Converting Colors

Conversions

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Details

The Hex color C9C9C9 is a light color, and the websafe version is hex CCCCCC. A complement of this color would be C9C9C9, and the grayscale version is C9C9C9.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is FFFFFF, and 939393 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get C9B5B5, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is C9DDDD.

Distribution

79%79%79%Red, Green, Blue79%79%79%Red, Yellow, Blue0%0%0%21%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black21%21%21%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color C9C9C9 changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

C9C9C9E5E5E5FFFFFF
C9C9C9AEAEAE9393937979796161614949493232321D1D1D040404000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color C9C9C9 by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

C9C9C9C9B5B5C9A1A1C98D8DC97979C96565C95050C93C3CC92828C91414
C9C9C9C9DDDDC9F1F1C9FFFF

Harmonies

Sweetspot

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

C9C9C9FFFFFF808080000000

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #C9C9C9 of the current color.

#C9C9C9

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color C9C9C9 looks on a white background.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color C9C9C9 looks on a black background.

Hex C9C9C9 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color C9C9C9.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color C9C9C9.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex C9C9C9 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#C9C9C9 }.

This example shows how text in the color #C9C9C9 looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #C9C9C9 }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #C9C9C9 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 C9C9C9 is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #C9C9C9 }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#C9C9C9 } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #C9C9C9 colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #C9C9C9; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #C9C9C9; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #C9C9C9 }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex C9C9C9 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#C9C9C9 }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#C9C9C9 } 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, "C9C9C9", 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%, 79%" 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%, 79%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(80.97, 0.00, -0.01)", "CIELCH(81, 0.010, 296.813)", "YXY(58.4078, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.21)".

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