#c6174e Color Information

#c6174e 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 #c6174e, and its official name is Virtual Pink. In RGB, it consists of 77.6% Red, 9.0% Green, and 30.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 88.4% Magenta, 60.6% Yellow, and 22.4% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 341.1°, with saturation of 79.2% and lightness of 43.3%. The decimal value for #c6174e is 12982094, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc0066. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #c6174e is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#c6174e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorVirtual Pink Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color198, 23, 78 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color77.6%, 9.0%, 30.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.224, 0.910, 0.694 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.884, 0.606, 0.224 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color341.1°, 79.2%, 43.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color341.1°, 88.4%, 77.6% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color24.970, 13.169, 8.433 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color198, 23, 78 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12982094 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color43.016, 65.852, 16.499 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)43.016, 67.887, 14.066 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color43.016, 114.768, 5.560 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color36.289, 59.321, 11.623 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.536, 0.283, 13.169 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4291172174 / 0xffc6174e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc0066 Copy
Last Updated: February 29, 2024

Shades of #c6174e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #c6174e, its pure hue is 341.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 79.2%, and its lightness is 43.3%. 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 #c6174e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #19030a to #ad1444.

Tints of #c6174e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #c6174e, its pure hue is 341.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 79.2%, and its lightness is 43.3%. 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 #c6174e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #cd3464 to #f8e2e9.

Tones of #c6174e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #c6174e, its pure hue is 341.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 79.2%, 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 #c6174e, which range from #6f6f6f (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #dd0045 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #c6174e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #c6174e! For #c6174e, 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, #c6174e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #c6174e

This color, #c6174e, consists of 77.6% Red, 9.0% Green, and 30.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 198, Green = 23, Blue = 78. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #c6174e is 0% Cyan, 88.4% Magenta, 60.6% Yellow, and 22.4% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R77.6%
C0.0%
G9.0%
M88.4%
B30.6%
Y60.6%
K22.4%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 198 23 78
Octal 306 27 116
Hexa #c6 #17 #4e
Binary 11000110 00010111 01001110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 88 60 22
Octal 0 130 74 26
Hexa #00 #58 #3c #16
Binary 00000000 01011000 00111100 00010110

Analogous Colors of #c6174e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #c6174e — which has hue 341.1° — its analogous colors are located at 11.1° and 341.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c6174e.

Triadic Colors of #c6174e

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 #c6174e — which has hue 341.1° — its triadic colors are located at 101.1° and 341.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c6174e.

Complementary Color of #c6174e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #c6174e — which has hue 341.1° — its complementary color is located at 161.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c6174e.

Split Complementary Colors of #c6174e

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 #c6174e — which has hue 341.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 131.1° and 341.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c6174e.

Tetradic Colors of #c6174e

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 #c6174e — which has hue 341.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 251.1°, 341.1°, 71.1°, and 161.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c6174e.

Monochromatic Colors of #c6174e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #c6174e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #5d1129 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f65688 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #c6174e

We want to make getting started with #c6174e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #c6174e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #c6174e 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 #c6174e with other HTML elements.

#c6174e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #c6174e.
<span style="color: #c6174e;">The color of this text is #c6174e.</span>

#c6174e Background Color

The background color for this text is #c6174e.
<div style="background-color: #c6174e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #c6174e.</div>

#c6174e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #c6174e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #c6174e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #c6174e.</span>

#c6174e Border Color

This is a div with border color #c6174e.
<div style="border: #c6174e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #c6174e.</div>

#c6174e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #c6174e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c6174e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c6174e on a white background.</div></div>

#c6174e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #c6174e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c6174e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c6174e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #c6174e to White

This is a gradient from #c6174e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c6174e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c6174e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c6174e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c6174e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c6174e to white.</div>

Gradient from #c6174e to Black

This is a gradient from #c6174e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c6174e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c6174e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c6174e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c6174e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c6174e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #c6174e

In addition to using #c6174e 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 #c6174e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #c6174e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 198, Green = 23, Blue = 78). If you need details about the color coordinates of #c6174e 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 #c6174e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(198, 23, 78)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #c6174e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #c6174e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #c6174e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(198, 23, 78);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#c6174e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:198, green:23, blue:78, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:198 green:23 blue:78 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(198f, 23f, 78f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(198, 23, 78);
 

#c6174e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #c6174e the same way. For those with color blindness, #c6174e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #c6174e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #c6174e 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 #c6174e 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 #c6174e 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 #c6174e 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 5.8:1 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 #c6174e would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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