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Hex #a6998a

#a6998a is a great light orange shade for your next project. Scroll down for #a6998a color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#a6998a Conversion table


orange (light orange)


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R 166   G 153   B 138   copy to clipboard


H 32.14   S 0.14   L 0.6


C 0%   M 5%   Y 11%   K 35%
Usage of orange The color #a6998a is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#a6998a Conversion and Usage

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

#a6998a to RGB conversion

166% RED
153% GREEN
138% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(166, 153, 138); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(166, 153, 138); // for css background-color

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#a6998a to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 5.1 % 10.98 % 34.9 %

#a6998a to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
32.143 0.14 0.6

CSS code: color: hsl(32.1, 14%, 60%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #a6998a

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 #a6998a

Color Examples: This is a orange Heading in #a6998a

This shows how text with the hex-color #a6998a 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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