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Hex #ac8e1f

#ac8e1f is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #ac8e1f color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#ac8e1f Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 172   G 142   B 31   copy to clipboard


H 47.23   S 0.69   L 0.4


C 0%   M 12%   Y 55%   K 33%
Usage of yellow The color #ac8e1f is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#ac8e1f Conversion and Usage

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

#ac8e1f to RGB conversion

172% RED
142% GREEN
31% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(172, 142, 31); // for text color
background-color: rgb(172, 142, 31); // for background color

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#ac8e1f to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 11.76 % 55.29 % 32.55 %

#ac8e1f to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
47.234 0.69 0.4

CSS code: color: hsl(47.2, 69%, 40%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #ac8e1f

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 #ac8e1f

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #ac8e1f

This shows how text with the hex-color #ac8e1f 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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