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Hex #a497cb

#a497cb is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #a497cb color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#a497cb Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 164   G 151   B 203   copy to clipboard


H 255   S 0.33   L 0.69


C 15%   M 20%   Y 0%   K 20%
Usage of blue The color #a497cb is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#a497cb Conversion and Usage

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

#a497cb to RGB conversion

164% RED
151% GREEN
203% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(164, 151, 203); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(164, 151, 203); // for css background-color

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#a497cb to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
15.29 % 20.39 % 0 % 20.39 %

#a497cb to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
255 0.33 0.69

CSS code: color: hsl(255, 33%, 69%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #a497cb

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 #a497cb

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #a497cb

This shows how text with the hex-color #a497cb 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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