|violet (light violet)|
|#9c8aa0 copy to clipboard|
|R 156 G 138 B 160 copy to clipboard|
|H 289.09 S 0.1 L 0.58|
|C 2% M 9% Y 0% K 37%|
|Usage of violet||The color #9c8aa0 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...|
More about this color
Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.
160); // for css text color
160); // for css background-color
|1.57 %||8.63 %||0 %||37.25 %|
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 #9c8aa0
This shows how text with the hex-color #9c8aa0 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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