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Hex #b47edd

#b47edd is a great light violet shade for your next project. Scroll down for #b47edd color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#b47edd Conversion table


violet (light violet)


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R 180   G 126   B 221   copy to clipboard


H 274.11   S 0.58   L 0.68


C 16%   M 37%   Y 0%   K 13%
Usage of violet The color #b47edd is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#b47edd Conversion and Usage

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

#b47edd to RGB conversion

180% RED
126% GREEN
221% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(180, 126, 221); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(180, 126, 221); // for css background-color

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#b47edd to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
16.08 % 37.25 % 0 % 13.33 %

#b47edd to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
274.105 0.58 0.68

CSS code: color: hsl(274.1, 58%, 68%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #b47edd

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 #b47edd

Color Examples: This is a violet Heading in #b47edd

This shows how text with the hex-color #b47edd 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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