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Hex #e6aa42

#e6aa42 is a great light orange shade for your next project. Scroll down for #e6aa42 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#e6aa42 Conversion table


orange (light orange)


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R 230   G 170   B 66   copy to clipboard


H 38.05   S 0.77   L 0.58


C 0%   M 24%   Y 64%   K 10%
Usage of orange The color #e6aa42 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#e6aa42 Conversion and Usage

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

#e6aa42 to RGB conversion

230% RED
170% GREEN
66% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(230, 170, 66); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(230, 170, 66); // for css background-color

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#e6aa42 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 23.53 % 64.31 % 9.8 %

#e6aa42 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
38.049 0.77 0.58

CSS code: color: hsl(38, 77%, 58%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #e6aa42

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 #e6aa42

Color Examples: This is a orange Heading in #e6aa42

This shows how text with the hex-color #e6aa42 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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