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Hex #42dbec

#42dbec is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #42dbec color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#42dbec Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 66   G 219   B 236   copy to clipboard


H 186   S 0.82   L 0.59


C 67%   M 7%   Y 0%   K 7%
Usage of blue The color #42dbec is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#42dbec Conversion and Usage

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

#42dbec to RGB conversion

66% RED
219% GREEN
236% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(66, 219, 236); // for text color
background-color: rgb(66, 219, 236); // for background color

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#42dbec to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
66.67 % 6.67 % 0 % 7.45 %

#42dbec to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
186 0.82 0.59

CSS code: color: hsl(186, 82%, 59%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #42dbec

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 #42dbec

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #42dbec

This shows how text with the hex-color #42dbec 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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