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Hex #868eb3

#868eb3 is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #868eb3 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#868eb3 Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 134   G 142   B 179   copy to clipboard


H 229.33   S 0.23   L 0.61


C 18%   M 15%   Y 0%   K 30%
Usage of blue The color #868eb3 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#868eb3 Conversion and Usage

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

#868eb3 to RGB conversion

134% RED
142% GREEN
179% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(134, 142, 179); // for text color
background-color: rgb(134, 142, 179); // for background color

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#868eb3 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
17.65 % 14.51 % 0 % 29.8 %

#868eb3 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
229.333 0.23 0.61

CSS code: color: hsl(229.3, 23%, 61%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #868eb3

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 #868eb3

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #868eb3

This shows how text with the hex-color #868eb3 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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