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Hex #c9a6e6

#c9a6e6 is a great light violet shade for your next project. Scroll down for #c9a6e6 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#c9a6e6 Conversion table


violet (light violet)


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R 201   G 166   B 230   copy to clipboard


H 272.81   S 0.56   L 0.78


C 11%   M 25%   Y 0%   K 10%
Usage of violet The color #c9a6e6 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#c9a6e6 Conversion and Usage

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

#c9a6e6 to RGB conversion

201% RED
166% GREEN
230% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(201, 166, 230); // for text color
background-color: rgb(201, 166, 230); // for background color

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#c9a6e6 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
11.37 % 25.1 % 0 % 9.8 %

#c9a6e6 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
272.813 0.56 0.78

CSS code: color: hsl(272.8, 56%, 78%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #c9a6e6

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 #c9a6e6

Color Examples: This is a violet Heading in #c9a6e6

This shows how text with the hex-color #c9a6e6 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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