Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f) color information

Hex color #00a42f is a variation of "Green (Pantone)" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark green". When people spot this color, Green (Pantone) (#00a42f), in media, they might associate it with positive health, the environment, fruitfulness, energy, and being passive and non-confrontational. Colors labeled as "dark green" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f)

#00a42f is made up of (0, 164, 47) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 71.34, 35.69) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 42031 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009933. White should be used ontop of #00a42f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a42f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a42f luma #101.58
Websafe hex #009933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 164, 47) Adobe RGB (95.00, 159.00, 60.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 64%, 18%) Closest named color Green (Pantone)
rgba rgba(0.0, 164.0, 47.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -38.10, 25.73)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 71.34, 35.69) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -55.07, 47.53)
hsv hsv(136.90, 100.00, 32.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 72.74, 139.20)
hsb hsb(136.90, 100.00, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -49.85, 62.06)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #00a42f while the second is the "compliment" #a30077.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a42f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a30077.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f)

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.

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

Lighter variations of #00a42f

When you combine pure white with this color, #00a42f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #00a42f

Darker shades of #00a42f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #00a42f with gray

Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f) Gradients

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 #00a42f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a42f → #a30077
#00a42f → #4cbf6d
#00a42f → #ffffff
#00a42f → #00a37d
#00a42f → #00621c
#00a42f → #26a300

How #00a42f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00a42f 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 #00a42f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f)

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#00a42fmight 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.

#00a42f popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00a42f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#00a42f in coding

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.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #00a42f
Java new Color(0, 164, 47);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 164, 47);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:164 blue:47 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 164f, 47f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:164, blue:47, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2fa400
Python Color('#00a42f')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a42f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a42f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 42031 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 164, 47.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10100100 00101111
Hex 00 a4 2f
Octal 0 244 57
Decimal 0 164 47

#00a42f Icons

If you're considering using #00a42f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Green (Pantone) (#00a42f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a42f colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #00a42f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a42f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a42f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a42f background.
This text is hex color #00a42f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a42f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a42f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a42f and white (#ffffff) background.