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Hex #12addd

#12addd is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #12addd color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#12addd Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 18   G 173   B 221   copy to clipboard


H 194.19   S 0.85   L 0.47


C 80%   M 19%   Y 0%   K 13%
Usage of blue The color #12addd is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#12addd Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#12addd to RGB conversion

18% RED
173% GREEN
221% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(18, 173, 221); // for text color
background-color: rgb(18, 173, 221); // for background color

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#12addd to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
79.61 % 18.82 % 0 % 13.33 %

#12addd to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
194.187 0.85 0.47

CSS code: color: hsl(194.2, 85%, 47%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #12addd

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage for headings: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage as fill color: recommended
Usage for buttons: watch out for enough contrast

As a rather light shade, this color can very well be used as a fill/background, also to bigger elements. If there is no obvious reason, we do not recommend using it as text-color on white backgrounds (low contrast gives bad accessability-rating). Some usage-examples for #12addd

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #12addd

This shows how text with the hex-color #12addd would look on a white background. Because of the lightness of the color this color is not recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what youre doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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