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Hex #ad86c3

#ad86c3 is a great light violet shade for your next project. Scroll down for #ad86c3 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#ad86c3 Conversion table


violet (light violet)


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R 173   G 134   B 195   copy to clipboard


H 278.36   S 0.34   L 0.65


C 9%   M 24%   Y 0%   K 24%
Usage of violet The color #ad86c3 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#ad86c3 Conversion and Usage

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

#ad86c3 to RGB conversion

173% RED
134% GREEN
195% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(173, 134, 195); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(173, 134, 195); // for css background-color

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#ad86c3 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
8.63 % 23.92 % 0 % 23.53 %

#ad86c3 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
278.361 0.34 0.65

CSS code: color: hsl(278.4, 34%, 65%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #ad86c3

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 #ad86c3

Color Examples: This is a violet Heading in #ad86c3

This shows how text with the hex-color #ad86c3 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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