#796bed Color Information

#796bed 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 #796bed. In RGB, it consists of 47.5% Red, 42.0% Green, and 92.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 48.9% Cyan, 54.9% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 7.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 246.5°, with saturation of 78.3% and lightness of 67.5%. The decimal value for #796bed is 7957485, and its nearest "web safe" color is #6666ff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #796bed is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#796bed Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color121, 107, 237 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color47.5%, 42.0%, 92.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.525, 0.580, 0.071 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.489, 0.549, 0, 0.071 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color246.5°, 78.3%, 67.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color246.5°, 54.9%, 92.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color28.429, 20.695, 82.617 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color121, 107, 237 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code7957485 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color52.614, 38.633, -64.118 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)52.614, 74.857, 301.071 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color52.614, -2.748, -103.198 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color45.492, 31.939, -75.832 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.216, 0.157, 20.695 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4286147565 / 0xff796bed Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#6666ff Copy
Last Updated: January 31, 2023

Shades of #796bed

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #796bed, its pure hue is 246.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 78.3%, and its lightness is 67.5%. 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 #796bed, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #07060e to #7265df.

Tints of #796bed

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #796bed, its pure hue is 246.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 78.3%, and its lightness is 67.5%. 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 #796bed, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #8174ee to #f7f6fe.

Tones of #796bed

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #796bed, its pure hue is 246.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 78.3%, 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 #796bed, which range from #acacac (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #6b59ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #796bed

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #796bed! For #796bed, 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, #796bed. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #796bed

This color, #796bed, consists of 47.5% Red, 42.0% Green, and 92.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 121, Green = 107, Blue = 237. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #796bed is 48.9% Cyan, 54.9% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 7.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R47.5%
C48.9%
G42.0%
M54.9%
B92.9%
Y0.0%
K7.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 121 107 237
Octal 171 153 355
Hexa #79 #6b #ed
Binary 01111001 01101011 11101101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 48 54 0 7
Octal 60 66 0 7
Hexa #30 #36 #00 #07
Binary 00110000 00110110 00000000 00000111

Analogous Colors of #796bed

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #796bed — which has hue 246.5° — its analogous colors are located at 216.5° and 276.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #796bed.

Triadic Colors of #796bed

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 #796bed — which has hue 246.5° — its triadic colors are located at 6.5° and 246.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #796bed.

Complementary Color of #796bed

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #796bed — which has hue 246.5° — its complementary color is located at 66.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #796bed.

Split Complementary Colors of #796bed

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 #796bed — which has hue 246.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 36.5° and 246.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #796bed.

Tetradic Colors of #796bed

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 #796bed — which has hue 246.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 156.5°, 246.5°, 336.5°, and 66.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #796bed.

Monochromatic Colors of #796bed

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #796bed, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #412fd7 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #b8b1fb (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #796bed

We want to make getting started with #796bed on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #796bed into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #796bed 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 #796bed with other HTML elements.

#796bed Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #796bed.
<span style="color: #796bed;">The color of this text is #796bed.</span>

#796bed Background Color

The background color for this text is #796bed.
<div style="background-color: #796bed; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #796bed.</div>

#796bed Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #796bed.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #796bed;">This color for the shadow of this text is #796bed.</span>

#796bed Border Color

This is a div with border color #796bed.
<div style="border: #796bed 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #796bed.</div>

#796bed Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #796bed on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #796bed; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #796bed on a white background.</div></div>

#796bed Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #796bed on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #796bed; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #796bed on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #796bed to White

This is a gradient from #796bed to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#796bed,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#796bed,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#796bed,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#796bed,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #796bed to white.</div>

Gradient from #796bed to Black

This is a gradient from #796bed to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#796bed,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#796bed,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#796bed,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#796bed,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #796bed to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #796bed

In addition to using #796bed 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 #796bed in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #796bed, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 121, Green = 107, Blue = 237). If you need details about the color coordinates of #796bed 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 #796bed
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(121, 107, 237)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #796bed; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #796bed; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #796bed; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(121, 107, 237);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#796bed")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:121, green:107, blue:237, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:121 green:107 blue:237 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(121f, 107f, 237f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(121, 107, 237);
 

#796bed Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #796bed the same way. For those with color blindness, #796bed might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #796bed looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #796bed 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 #796bed 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 #796bed 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 Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #796bed 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 4.1:1 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 #796bed would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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