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Hex #a6a9ad

#a6a9ad is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #a6a9ad color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#a6a9ad Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 166   G 169   B 173   copy to clipboard


H 214.29   S 0.04   L 0.66


C 3%   M 2%   Y 0%   K 32%
Usage of blue The color #a6a9ad is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#a6a9ad Conversion and Usage

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

#a6a9ad to RGB conversion

166% RED
169% GREEN
173% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(166, 169, 173); // for text color
background-color: rgb(166, 169, 173); // for background color

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#a6a9ad to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
2.75 % 1.57 % 0 % 32.16 %

#a6a9ad to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
214.286 0.04 0.66

CSS code: color: hsl(214.3, 4%, 66%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #a6a9ad

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 #a6a9ad

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #a6a9ad

This shows how text with the hex-color #a6a9ad 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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