Converting Colors

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Conversions

New: Converting Colors offers a new tool to do mass color conversions.

FormatColor
HSL0°, 0%, 81%
CIELCh83, 0.010, 296.813
Yxy61.7207, 0.3127, 0.3290
Android (android.graphics.Color)4291743438 (0xFFCECECE)
YUV206.0000, 0.0000, 0.0000

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Details

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

A 20% lighter version of the original color is FFFFFF, and 989898 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get CEB9B9, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is CEE3E3.

Distribution

RGB Color DistributionThe distribution of the RGB values, red, green and blue.RedThe Perecentage of Red in the Color.GreenThe Perecentage of Green in the Color.BlueThe Perecentage of Blue in the Color.RGB
RYB Color DistributionThe distribution of the RYB values, red, yellow and blue.RedThe Perecentage of Red in the Color.YellowThe Perecentage of Yellow in the Color.BlueThe Perecentage of Blue in the Color.RYB
CMYK Color DistributionThe distribution of the CMYK values, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black.CyanThe Perecentage of Cyan in the Color.MagentaThe Perecentage of Magenta in the Color.YellowThe Perecentage of Yellow in the Color.BlackThe Perecentage of Black in the Color.CMYK
CMY Color DistributionThe distribution of the CMY values, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow.CyanThe Perecentage of Cyan in the Color.MagentaThe Perecentage of Magenta in the Color.YellowThe Perecentage of Yellow in the Color.CMY

Brightness Gradient

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

Brightness GradientThese gradients show how the {format} color {color} changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first figure shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second figure -10%.CECECEThe Color CECECE.FFFFFFThe Color FFFFFF.EAEAEAThe Color EAEAEA.CECECEThe Color CECECE.Brightness Gradient
Brightness GradientThese gradients show how the {format} color {color} changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first figure shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second figure -10%.CECECEThe Color CECECE.000000The Color 000000.0A0A0AThe Color 0A0A0A.212121The Color 212121.363636The Color 363636.4D4D4DThe Color 4D4D4D.656565The Color 656565.7E7E7EThe Color 7E7E7E.989898The Color 989898.B3B3B3The Color B3B3B3.CECECEThe Color CECECE.Brightness Gradient

Saturation Gradient

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

Saturation GradientSimilar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the {format} color {color} by changing the saturation by 10% instead.CECECEThe Color CECECE.CE1515The Color CE1515.CE2929The Color CE2929.CE3E3EThe Color CE3E3E.CE5252The Color CE5252.CE6767The Color CE6767.CE7C7CThe Color CE7C7C.CE9090The Color CE9090.CEA5A5The Color CEA5A5.CEB9B9The Color CEB9B9.CECECEThe Color CECECE.Saturation Gradient
Saturation GradientSimilar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the {format} color {color} by changing the saturation by 10% instead.CECECEThe Color CECECE.CEFFFFThe Color CEFFFF.CEF7F7The Color CEF7F7.CEE3E3The Color CEE3E3.CECECEThe Color CECECE.Saturation Gradient

Harmonies

Sweetspot

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

SweetspotThe sweet spot groups the original color and five complimentary colors.CECECEThe Color CECECE.000000The Color 000000.808080The Color 808080.FFFFFFThe Color FFFFFF.CECECEThe Color CECECE.Sweetspot

SVG Images

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

#CECECE

Previews

White Background

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

The color contrast ratio for these colors is 1.57, 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 CECECE looks on a black background.

The color contrast ratio for these colors is 13.34, 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 CECECE Background

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

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


CSS Examples


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Background

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

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

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How-to use Converting Colors

To convert, paste a string in one of these color formats, for example, "CECECE", 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%, 81%" 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%, 81%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(82.76, 0.00, -0.01)", "CIELCH(83, 0.010, 296.813)", "YXY(61.7207, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.19)".