#6b6297 Color Information

#6b6297 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 #6b6297. In RGB, it consists of 42.0% Red, 38.4% Green, and 59.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 29.1% Cyan, 35.1% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 40.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 250.2°, with saturation of 21.3% and lightness of 48.8%. The decimal value for #6b6297 is 7037591, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666699. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #6b6297 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#6b6297 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color107, 98, 151 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color42.0%, 38.4%, 59.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.580, 0.616, 0.408 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.291, 0.351, 0, 0.408 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color250.2°, 21.3%, 48.8% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color250.2°, 35.1%, 59.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color16.017, 14.095, 31.155 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color107, 98, 151 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code7037591 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color44.370, 15.961, -27.705 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)44.370, 31.974, 299.947 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color44.370, 1.040, -42.123 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color37.544, 10.450, -22.919 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.261, 0.230, 14.095 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285227671 / 0xff6b6297 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666699 Copy

Shades of #6b6297

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #6b6297, its pure hue is 250.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 21.3%, and its lightness is 48.8%. 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 18 different shades of #6b6297, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #060609 to #655c8e.

Tints of #6b6297

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #6b6297, its pure hue is 250.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 21.3%, and its lightness is 48.8%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #6b6297, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #746b9d to #f6f6f9.

Tones of #6b6297

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #6b6297, its pure hue is 250.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 21.3%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #6b6297, which range from #7d7d7d (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #2a00f9 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #6b6297

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #6b6297! For #6b6297, 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, #6b6297. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #6b6297

This color, #6b6297, consists of 42.0% Red, 38.4% Green, and 59.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 107, Green = 98, Blue = 151. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #6b6297 is 29.1% Cyan, 35.1% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 40.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R42.0%
C29.1%
G38.4%
M35.1%
B59.2%
Y0.0%
K40.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 107 98 151
Octal 153 142 227
Hexa #6b #62 #97
Binary 01101011 01100010 10010111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 29 35 0 40
Octal 35 43 0 50
Hexa #1d #23 #00 #28
Binary 00011101 00100011 00000000 00101000

Analogous Colors of #6b6297

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #6b6297 — which has hue 250.2° — its analogous colors are located at 220.2° and 280.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b6297.

Triadic Colors of #6b6297

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 #6b6297 — which has hue 250.2° — its triadic colors are located at 10.2° and 250.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b6297.

Complementary Color of #6b6297

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #6b6297 — which has hue 250.2° — its complementary color is located at 70.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b6297.

Split Complementary Colors of #6b6297

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 #6b6297 — which has hue 250.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 40.2° and 250.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b6297.

Tetradic Colors of #6b6297

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 #6b6297 — which has hue 250.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 160.2°, 250.2°, 340.2°, and 70.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b6297.

Monochromatic Colors of #6b6297

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #6b6297, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #3a3845 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #aca5d1 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #6b6297

We want to make getting started with #6b6297 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #6b6297 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #6b6297 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 #6b6297 with other HTML elements.

#6b6297 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #6b6297.
<span style="color: #6b6297;">The color of this text is #6b6297.</span>

#6b6297 Background Color

The background color for this text is #6b6297.
<div style="background-color: #6b6297; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #6b6297.</div>

#6b6297 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #6b6297.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #6b6297;">This color for the shadow of this text is #6b6297.</span>

#6b6297 Border Color

This is a div with border color #6b6297.
<div style="border: #6b6297 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #6b6297.</div>

#6b6297 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #6b6297 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6b6297; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6b6297 on a white background.</div></div>

#6b6297 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #6b6297 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6b6297; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6b6297 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #6b6297 to White

This is a gradient from #6b6297 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6b6297,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6b6297,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6b6297,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6b6297,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6b6297 to white.</div>

Gradient from #6b6297 to Black

This is a gradient from #6b6297 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6b6297,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6b6297,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6b6297,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6b6297,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6b6297 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #6b6297

In addition to using #6b6297 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 #6b6297 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #6b6297, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 107, Green = 98, Blue = 151). If you need details about the color coordinates of #6b6297 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 #6b6297
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(107, 98, 151)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #6b6297; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #6b6297; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #6b6297; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(107, 98, 151);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#6b6297")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:107, green:98, blue:151, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:107 green:98 blue:151 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(107f, 98f, 151f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(107, 98, 151);
 

#6b6297 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #6b6297 the same way. For those with color blindness, #6b6297 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #6b6297 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #6b6297 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 #6b6297 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 #6b6297 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

Not Recommended

We analyzed whether #6b6297 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 5.5:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #6b6297 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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