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Hex #c49f56

#c49f56 is a great light orange shade for your next project. Scroll down for #c49f56 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#c49f56 Conversion table


orange (light orange)


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R 196   G 159   B 86   copy to clipboard


H 39.82   S 0.48   L 0.55


C 0%   M 15%   Y 43%   K 23%
Usage of orange The color #c49f56 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#c49f56 Conversion and Usage

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

#c49f56 to RGB conversion

196% RED
159% GREEN
86% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(196, 159, 86); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(196, 159, 86); // for css background-color

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#c49f56 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 14.51 % 43.14 % 23.14 %

#c49f56 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
39.818 0.48 0.55

CSS code: color: hsl(39.8, 48%, 55%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #c49f56

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 #c49f56

Color Examples: This is a orange Heading in #c49f56

This shows how text with the hex-color #c49f56 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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