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Hex #ad9972

#ad9972 is a great light orange shade for your next project. Scroll down for #ad9972 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#ad9972 Conversion table


orange (light orange)


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R 173   G 153   B 114   copy to clipboard


H 39.66   S 0.26   L 0.56


C 0%   M 8%   Y 23%   K 32%
Usage of orange The color #ad9972 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#ad9972 Conversion and Usage

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

#ad9972 to RGB conversion

173% RED
153% GREEN
114% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(173, 153, 114); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(173, 153, 114); // for css background-color

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#ad9972 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 7.84 % 23.14 % 32.16 %

#ad9972 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
39.661 0.26 0.56

CSS code: color: hsl(39.7, 26%, 56%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #ad9972

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 #ad9972

Color Examples: This is a orange Heading in #ad9972

This shows how text with the hex-color #ad9972 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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