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Hex #cd9c42

#cd9c42 is a great light orange shade for your next project. Scroll down for #cd9c42 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#cd9c42 Conversion table


orange (light orange)


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R 205   G 156   B 66   copy to clipboard


H 38.85   S 0.58   L 0.53


C 0%   M 19%   Y 55%   K 20%
Usage of orange The color #cd9c42 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#cd9c42 Conversion and Usage

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

#cd9c42 to RGB conversion

205% RED
156% GREEN
66% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(205, 156, 66); // for text color
background-color: rgb(205, 156, 66); // for background color

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#cd9c42 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 19.22 % 54.51 % 19.61 %

#cd9c42 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
38.849 0.58 0.53

CSS code: color: hsl(38.8, 58%, 53%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #cd9c42

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 #cd9c42

Color Examples: This is a orange Heading in #cd9c42

This shows how text with the hex-color #cd9c42 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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