#bdc3c7 Color Information

#bdc3c7 color image
#bdc3c7 hex color is composed of 74.1% red, 76.5% green and 78.0% blue. This color's complement is #c7c1bd. The CMYK color model (used in color printing) for #bdc3c7 is 5% cyan, 2% magenta, 0% yellow and 22% black. #bdc3c7 hex color decimal value is 12436423. The #bdc3c7 hex color can be used on a black background. Closest web safe color is: #cccccc.

#bdc3c7 Color Conversions

The hexadecimal color #bdc3c7 has RGB values of R:189, G:195, B:199. Its decimal value is 12436423.

Hex Triplet bdc3c7
RGB 189, 195, 199
RGB Percent 74.1%, 76.5%, 78.0%
HSV 204.00º, 8%, 76%
XYZ 50.810, 53.973, 61.773
LAB 0.784, -0.013, -0.027
CMYK 5%, 2%, 0%, 22%
Decimal 12436423
Color Is Dark No
Color Is Light Yes
Most Readable Black
Web Safe Color #cccccc

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    #bdc3c7 Color Schemes

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    Complementary Color

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    Analogous Colors

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    Triadic Colors

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    Split Complementary Colors

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    Lighten and Darken Colors

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    Monochromatic Colors

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    #bdc3c7 Tints, Tones and Shades


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    #bdc3c7 CSS Examples

    The text has a font color of #bdc3c7

    color: #bdc3c7;

    This element has a background-color of #bdc3c7

    background-color: #bdc3c7;

    This element has a border-color of #bdc3c7

    border: 1px solid #bdc3c7;

    This element has a box-shadow color of #bdc3c7

    -webkit-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #bdc3c7;
    -moz-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #bdc3c7;
    box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #bdc3c7;

    This element has a text-shadow color of #bdc3c7

    -webkit-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #bdc3c7;
    -moz-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #bdc3c7;
    text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #bdc3c7;

    Gradient color of #bdc3c7

    background-color: #bdc3c7; 
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr='#bdc3c7', endColorstr='#a1aab0'); 
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear, 0% 0%, 0% 100%, from(#bdc3c7), to(#a1aab0)); 
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #bdc3c7, #a1aab0); 
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #bdc3c7, #a1aab0); 
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top, #bdc3c7, #a1aab0); 
    background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, #bdc3c7, #a1aab0);