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A comprehensive guide to hex color #006dda

About hex color #006dda - near-Microsoft Edge blue

Hex color #006dda looks similar to "Microsoft Edge blue". It's labeled as "blue". When humans think of blue in ads, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, energy, and maturity. The color typically isn't associated with clothing. University of Dayton, Microsoft Surface, and 11 others are using a color close to Microsoft Edge blue in their branding. (Explore brands using Microsoft Edge blue).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #006dda is created using 0% red, 42.7% green, and 85.5% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 100% cyan, 50% magenta, 0% yellow, and 14.5% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
0%
 
42.7%
 
85.5%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
100%
 
50%
 
0%
14.5%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#006dda is made up of R: 0, G: 109, B: 218 in RGB colorspace and C: 100, M:50, Y:0, K:14.51 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 28122 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0066cc. Its closest named color is "Microsoft Edge blue". White should be used ontop of #006dda to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #006dda. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #006dda
Websafe hex #0066cc
rgb 0, 109, 218
rgb percent (%) 0%, 42.58%, 85.16%
rgba R: 0, G: 109, B: 218, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 100, M:50, Y:0, K:14.51
hsv 210, 100, 42.75
hsb 210, 100, 85.49
luma 88.617
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 61, 109, 214
Closest named color Microsoft Edge blue
Hunter-Lab 40, 13.22, -78.57
CIE-L*ab 46.97, 16.35, -62.77
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 46.97, 64.86, 284.6
CIE-L*uv 46.97, -25.3, -96.28°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #006dda. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #006dda and the second color is called the "compliment" #da6d00.

Design Tip: It's not unusual for complimentary colors to appear jarring given their contrast, so be sure to tweak vibrancies to your liking.

#da6d00
#006dda

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #006dda is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #da6d00.

Design Tip: The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

#dada00
#006dda
#da0000

Triadic

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Design Tip: This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

#6dda00
#006dda
#da006d

Tetradic

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Design Tip: Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

#00da6d
#da6d00
#da006d
#006dda

Analagous

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Design Tip: Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

#00dada
#006dda
#0000da

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #006dda: "human life".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #006dda can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #006dda with black #000000.

#00152b
#002041
#002b57
#00366d
#004182
#004c98
#0057ae
#0062c4

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #006dda with white #FFFFFF.

#338ae1
#4c98e5
#66a7e8
#7fb6ec
#99c4f0
#b2d3f3
#cce1f7
#e5f0fb

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #006dda with gray #808080.

#667c92
#597a9b
#4c78a4
#4076ad
#3374b6
#2672bf
#1970c8
#0c6ed1

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #006dda as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #006dda on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #006dda could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #006dda appears as #3b6bd0 when in old daylight and as #006ff4 when in cool fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #006dda

#006dda might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Microsoft Edge blue
True blue
Blue cola
Bright navy blue
Navy blue (Crayola)
Ocean boat blue
French blue
Flickr Blue

Furthest named colors to #006dda

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #006dda. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Yellow
Lemon glacier
Lemon
Neon yellow
Yellow Sunshine
Cadmium yellow
Christmas yellow
Yellow rose

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #006dda, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Dell uses the color #0085c3

#0085c3
#009bbb
#444444
#5482ab
#6e2585
#71c6c1
#7ab800
#b7295a
#ce1126
#dc5034
#eeeeee
#f2af00

Rdio uses the color #007dc3

#007dc3
   

Arriva uses the color #007fdb

#007fdb
#00334e
#004d73
#11862f
#832561
#848a8c
#bfca02
#dbebfa

University of Cambridge uses the color #0072cf

#0072cf
#00b1c1
#55a51c
#8f2bbc
#d6083b
#ea7125
  

Nexmo uses the color #0077c8

#0077c8
#f0537a
#ff8200
 

Windows uses the color #0078d7

#0078d7
#002050
#008272
#107c10
#5c2d91
#b4009e
#d83b01
#e81123
#ffb900
   

Airbus uses the color #0077c8

#0077c8
#00205b
#005670
#0085ad
#008eaa
#009f4d
#4298b5
#48a9c5
#74d2e7
#84bd00
#8db9ca
#a51890
#da1884
#e4002b
#efdf00
#fe5000

Garmin uses the color #007cc3

#007cc3
   

Boise State University uses the color #007dc3

#007dc3
#0169a4
#09347a
#3399cc
#464646
#b7b7b7
#f1632a
#f6f6f5

Walmart uses the color #007dc6

#007dc6
#222222
#444444
#76c143
#79b9e7
#e7f0f7
#f2f8fd
#f47421
#ffc120
   

Microsoft Surface uses the color #0078d7

#000000
#0078d7
#505050
#737373
#eeeeee
   

Diebold uses the color #007dc3

#007dc3
#003f69
#005238
#445c6e
#954010
#97824b
  

University of Dayton uses the color #0082ca

#000000
#0082ca
#004b8d
#199051
#ce1141
#cf0a2c
#d1cdb8
#e76829
#faf2f3
#ffdd00
  
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

HTML, CSS #006dda
Java new Color(0, 109, 218)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 109, 218);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0.4275 blue:0.8549 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0.4275f, 0.8549f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0.4275, blue:0.8549, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $DA6D00
Python Color('#006dda')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #006dda. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 28122 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 109, 218.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary000000000110110111011010
Hex006dda
Octal0155332
Decimal0109218

If you're considering using #006dda in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #006dda colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #006dda on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #006dda on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #006dda background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #006dda background.

This text is hex color #006dda on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #006dda on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #006dda and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #006dda and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #006dda.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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