#514c7e Color Information

#514c7e Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #514c7e, and its official name is Fully Purple. In RGB, it consists of 31.8% Red, 29.8% Green, and 49.4% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 35.7% Cyan, 39.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 50.6% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 246.0°, with saturation of 24.8% and lightness of 39.6%. The decimal value for #514c7e is 5327998, and its nearest "web safe" color is #663366. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #514c7e is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#514c7e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorFully Purple Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color81, 76, 126 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color31.8%, 29.8%, 49.4% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.682, 0.702, 0.506 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.357, 0.397, 0, 0.506 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color246.0°, 24.8%, 39.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color246.0°, 39.7%, 49.4% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color9.744, 8.425, 20.851 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color81, 76, 126 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code5327998 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color34.852, 14.819, -27.604 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)34.852, 31.330, 298.229 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color34.852, -0.751, -39.275 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color29.025, 9.128, -22.275 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.250, 0.216, 8.425 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4283518078 / 0xff514c7e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#663366 Copy
Last Updated: May 20, 2024

Shades of #514c7e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #514c7e, its pure hue is 246.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 24.8%, and its lightness is 39.6%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #514c7e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0a0a10 to #47436e.

Tints of #514c7e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #514c7e, its pure hue is 246.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 24.8%, and its lightness is 39.6%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #514c7e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #67628e to #e9e9ef.

Tones of #514c7e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #514c7e, its pure hue is 246.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 24.8%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #514c7e, which range from #656565 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #1400ca (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #514c7e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #514c7e! For #514c7e, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #514c7e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #514c7e

This color, #514c7e, consists of 31.8% Red, 29.8% Green, and 49.4% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 81, Green = 76, Blue = 126. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #514c7e is 35.7% Cyan, 39.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 50.6% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R31.8%
C35.7%
G29.8%
M39.7%
B49.4%
Y0.0%
K50.6%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 81 76 126
Octal 121 114 176
Hexa #51 #4c #7e
Binary 01010001 01001100 01111110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 35 39 0 50
Octal 43 47 0 62
Hexa #23 #27 #00 #32
Binary 00100011 00100111 00000000 00110010

Analogous Colors of #514c7e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #514c7e — which has hue 246.0° — its analogous colors are located at 216.0° and 276.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #514c7e.

Triadic Colors of #514c7e

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #514c7e — which has hue 246.0° — its triadic colors are located at 6.0° and 246.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #514c7e.

Complementary Color of #514c7e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #514c7e — which has hue 246.0° — its complementary color is located at 66.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #514c7e.

Split Complementary Colors of #514c7e

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #514c7e — which has hue 246.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 36.0° and 246.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #514c7e.

Tetradic Colors of #514c7e

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #514c7e — which has hue 246.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 156.0°, 246.0°, 336.0°, and 66.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #514c7e.

Monochromatic Colors of #514c7e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #514c7e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #2e2c39 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #7971be (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #514c7e

We want to make getting started with #514c7e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #514c7e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #514c7e can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #514c7e with other HTML elements.

#514c7e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #514c7e.
<span style="color: #514c7e;">The color of this text is #514c7e.</span>

#514c7e Background Color

The background color for this text is #514c7e.
<div style="background-color: #514c7e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #514c7e.</div>

#514c7e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #514c7e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #514c7e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #514c7e.</span>

#514c7e Border Color

This is a div with border color #514c7e.
<div style="border: #514c7e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #514c7e.</div>

#514c7e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #514c7e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #514c7e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #514c7e on a white background.</div></div>

#514c7e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #514c7e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #514c7e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #514c7e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #514c7e to White

This is a gradient from #514c7e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#514c7e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#514c7e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#514c7e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#514c7e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #514c7e to white.</div>

Gradient from #514c7e to Black

This is a gradient from #514c7e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#514c7e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#514c7e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#514c7e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#514c7e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #514c7e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #514c7e

In addition to using #514c7e on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #514c7e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #514c7e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 81, Green = 76, Blue = 126). If you need details about the color coordinates of #514c7e in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #514c7e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(81, 76, 126)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #514c7e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #514c7e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #514c7e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(81, 76, 126);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#514c7e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:81, green:76, blue:126, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:81 green:76 blue:126 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(81f, 76f, 126f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(81, 76, 126);
 

#514c7e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #514c7e the same way. For those with color blindness, #514c7e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #514c7e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #514c7e is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #514c7e looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #514c7e will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #514c7e is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 7.8:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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