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Hex #a7a9af

#a7a9af is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #a7a9af color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#a7a9af Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 167   G 169   B 175   copy to clipboard


H 225   S 0.05   L 0.67


C 3%   M 2%   Y 0%   K 31%
Usage of blue The color #a7a9af is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#a7a9af Conversion and Usage

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

#a7a9af to RGB conversion

167% RED
169% GREEN
175% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(167, 169, 175); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(167, 169, 175); // for css background-color

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#a7a9af to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
3.14 % 2.35 % 0 % 31.37 %

#a7a9af to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
225 0.05 0.67

CSS code: color: hsl(225, 5%, 67%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #a7a9af

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 #a7a9af

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #a7a9af

This shows how text with the hex-color #a7a9af 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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