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Hex #8c799f

#8c799f is a great light violet shade for your next project. Scroll down for #8c799f color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#8c799f Conversion table


violet (light violet)


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R 140   G 121   B 159   copy to clipboard


H 270   S 0.17   L 0.55


C 7%   M 15%   Y 0%   K 38%
Usage of violet The color #8c799f is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#8c799f Conversion and Usage

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

#8c799f to RGB conversion

140% RED
121% GREEN
159% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(140, 121, 159); // for text color
background-color: rgb(140, 121, 159); // for background color

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#8c799f to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
7.45 % 14.9 % 0 % 37.65 %

#8c799f to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
270 0.17 0.55

CSS code: color: hsl(270, 17%, 55%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #8c799f

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 #8c799f

Color Examples: This is a violet Heading in #8c799f

This shows how text with the hex-color #8c799f 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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