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Hex #cec5ad

#cec5ad is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #cec5ad color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#cec5ad Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 206   G 197   B 173   copy to clipboard


H 43.64   S 0.25   L 0.74


C 0%   M 4%   Y 13%   K 19%
Usage of yellow The color #cec5ad is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#cec5ad Conversion and Usage

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

#cec5ad to RGB conversion

206% RED
197% GREEN
173% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(206, 197, 173); // for text color
background-color: rgb(206, 197, 173); // for background color

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#cec5ad to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 3.53 % 12.94 % 19.22 %

#cec5ad to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
43.636 0.25 0.74

CSS code: color: hsl(43.6, 25%, 74%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #cec5ad

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 #cec5ad

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #cec5ad

This shows how text with the hex-color #cec5ad 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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