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Hex #ae8f46

#ae8f46 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #ae8f46 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#ae8f46 Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 174   G 143   B 70   copy to clipboard


H 42.12   S 0.43   L 0.48


C 0%   M 12%   Y 41%   K 32%
Usage of yellow The color #ae8f46 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#ae8f46 Conversion and Usage

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

#ae8f46 to RGB conversion

174% RED
143% GREEN
70% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(174, 143, 70); // for text color
background-color: rgb(174, 143, 70); // for background color

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#ae8f46 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 12.16 % 40.78 % 31.76 %

#ae8f46 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
42.115 0.43 0.48

CSS code: color: hsl(42.1, 43%, 48%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #ae8f46

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 #ae8f46

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #ae8f46

This shows how text with the hex-color #ae8f46 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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