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Hex #f9ecef

#f9ecef is a great light red shade for your next project. Scroll down for #f9ecef color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#f9ecef Conversion table


red (light red)


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R 249   G 236   B 239   copy to clipboard


H 346.15   S 0.52   L 0.95


C 0%   M 5%   Y 4%   K 2%
Usage of red The color #f9ecef is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#f9ecef Conversion and Usage

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

#f9ecef to RGB conversion

249% RED
236% GREEN
239% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(249, 236, 239); // for text color
background-color: rgb(249, 236, 239); // for background color

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#f9ecef to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 5.1 % 3.92 % 2.35 %

#f9ecef to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
346.154 0.52 0.95

CSS code: color: hsl(346.2, 52%, 95%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #f9ecef

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 #f9ecef

Color Examples: This is a red Heading in #f9ecef

This shows how text with the hex-color #f9ecef 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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