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#999999 is a great light red shade for your next project. Scroll down for #999999 color information, color shades and color usage information.
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|red (light red)|
|#999999 copy to clipboard|
|R 153 G 153 B 153 copy to clipboard|
|H 0 S 0 L 0.6|
|C 0% M 0% Y 0% K 40%|
|Usage of red||The color #999999 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...|
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Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.
153); // for css text color
153); // for css background-color
|0 %||0 %||0 %||40 %|
HSL is supported in all major browsers!
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 #999999
Tints of #999999
Shades of #999999
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This shows how text with the hex-color #999999 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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