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Hex #8ab7dc

#8ab7dc is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #8ab7dc color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#8ab7dc Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 138   G 183   B 220   copy to clipboard


H 207.07   S 0.54   L 0.7


C 32%   M 15%   Y 0%   K 14%
Usage of blue The color #8ab7dc is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#8ab7dc Conversion and Usage

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

#8ab7dc to RGB conversion

138% RED
183% GREEN
220% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(138, 183, 220); // for text color
background-color: rgb(138, 183, 220); // for background color

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#8ab7dc to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
32.16 % 14.51 % 0 % 13.73 %

#8ab7dc to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
207.073 0.54 0.7

CSS code: color: hsl(207.1, 54%, 70%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #8ab7dc

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 #8ab7dc

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #8ab7dc

This shows how text with the hex-color #8ab7dc 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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