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Hex #c7c7aa

#c7c7aa is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #c7c7aa color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#c7c7aa Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 199   G 199   B 170   copy to clipboard


H 60   S 0.21   L 0.72


C 0%   M 0%   Y 11%   K 22%
Usage of yellow The color #c7c7aa is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#c7c7aa Conversion and Usage

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

#c7c7aa to RGB conversion

199% RED
199% GREEN
170% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(199, 199, 170); // for text color
background-color: rgb(199, 199, 170); // for background color

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#c7c7aa to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 0 % 11.37 % 21.96 %

#c7c7aa to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
60 0.21 0.72

CSS code: color: hsl(60, 21%, 72%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #c7c7aa

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 #c7c7aa

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #c7c7aa

This shows how text with the hex-color #c7c7aa 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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