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Hex #9c97e2

#9c97e2 is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #9c97e2 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#9c97e2 Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 156   G 151   B 226   copy to clipboard


H 244   S 0.56   L 0.74


C 27%   M 29%   Y 0%   K 11%
Usage of blue The color #9c97e2 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#9c97e2 Conversion and Usage

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

#9c97e2 to RGB conversion

156% RED
151% GREEN
226% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(156, 151, 226); // for text color
background-color: rgb(156, 151, 226); // for background color

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#9c97e2 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
27.45 % 29.41 % 0 % 11.37 %

#9c97e2 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
244 0.56 0.74

CSS code: color: hsl(244, 56%, 74%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #9c97e2

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 #9c97e2

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #9c97e2

This shows how text with the hex-color #9c97e2 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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