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Hex #9c88aa

#9c88aa is a great light violet shade for your next project. Scroll down for #9c88aa color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#9c88aa Conversion table


violet (light violet)


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R 156   G 136   B 170   copy to clipboard


H 275.29   S 0.17   L 0.6


C 5%   M 13%   Y 0%   K 33%
Usage of violet The color #9c88aa is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#9c88aa Conversion and Usage

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

#9c88aa to RGB conversion

156% RED
136% GREEN
170% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(156, 136, 170); // for text color
background-color: rgb(156, 136, 170); // for background color

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#9c88aa to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
5.49 % 13.33 % 0 % 33.33 %

#9c88aa to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
275.294 0.17 0.6

CSS code: color: hsl(275.3, 17%, 60%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #9c88aa

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 #9c88aa

Color Examples: This is a violet Heading in #9c88aa

This shows how text with the hex-color #9c88aa 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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