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Hex #f2e59d

#f2e59d is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #f2e59d color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#f2e59d Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 242   G 229   B 157   copy to clipboard


H 50.82   S 0.77   L 0.78


C 0%   M 5%   Y 33%   K 5%
Usage of yellow The color #f2e59d is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#f2e59d Conversion and Usage

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

#f2e59d to RGB conversion

242% RED
229% GREEN
157% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(242, 229, 157); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(242, 229, 157); // for css background-color

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#f2e59d to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 5.1 % 33.33 % 5.1 %

#f2e59d to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
50.824 0.77 0.78

CSS code: color: hsl(50.8, 77%, 78%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #f2e59d

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 #f2e59d

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #f2e59d

This shows how text with the hex-color #f2e59d 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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