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Hex #8f8c6a

#8f8c6a is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #8f8c6a color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#8f8c6a Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 143   G 140   B 106   copy to clipboard


H 55.14   S 0.15   L 0.49


C 0%   M 1%   Y 15%   K 44%
Usage of yellow The color #8f8c6a is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#8f8c6a Conversion and Usage

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

#8f8c6a to RGB conversion

143% RED
140% GREEN
106% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(143, 140, 106); // for text color
background-color: rgb(143, 140, 106); // for background color

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#8f8c6a to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 1.18 % 14.51 % 43.92 %

#8f8c6a to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
55.135 0.15 0.49

CSS code: color: hsl(55.1, 15%, 49%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #8f8c6a

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 #8f8c6a

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #8f8c6a

This shows how text with the hex-color #8f8c6a 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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