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Hex #af8cef

#af8cef is a great light violet shade for your next project. Scroll down for #af8cef color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#af8cef Conversion table


violet (light violet)


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R 175   G 140   B 239   copy to clipboard


H 261.21   S 0.76   L 0.74


C 25%   M 39%   Y 0%   K 6%
Usage of violet The color #af8cef is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#af8cef Conversion and Usage

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

#af8cef to RGB conversion

175% RED
140% GREEN
239% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(175, 140, 239); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(175, 140, 239); // for css background-color

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#af8cef to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
25.1 % 38.82 % 0 % 6.27 %

#af8cef to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
261.212 0.76 0.74

CSS code: color: hsl(261.2, 76%, 74%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #af8cef

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 #af8cef

Color Examples: This is a violet Heading in #af8cef

This shows how text with the hex-color #af8cef 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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