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Hex #8b78b6

#8b78b6 is a great light violet shade for your next project. Scroll down for #8b78b6 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#8b78b6 Conversion table


violet (light violet)


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R 139   G 120   B 182   copy to clipboard


H 258.39   S 0.3   L 0.59


C 17%   M 24%   Y 0%   K 29%
Usage of violet The color #8b78b6 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#8b78b6 Conversion and Usage

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

#8b78b6 to RGB conversion

139% RED
120% GREEN
182% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(139, 120, 182); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(139, 120, 182); // for css background-color

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#8b78b6 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
16.86 % 24.31 % 0 % 28.63 %

#8b78b6 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
258.387 0.3 0.59

CSS code: color: hsl(258.4, 30%, 59%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #8b78b6

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 #8b78b6

Color Examples: This is a violet Heading in #8b78b6

This shows how text with the hex-color #8b78b6 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 you are doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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