Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7e7b7e) color information

Hex color #7e7b7e is a variation of "Gray (HTML/CSS gray)" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7e7b7e), in media, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. This color isn't popular for health care. Oracle is a company using this color, according to our database.

#7e7b7e Breakdown

#7e7b7e is made up of (126, 123, 126) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 2.38, 0.00, 50.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8289150 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #7e7b7e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7e7b7e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7e7b7e luma #124.11
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(126, 123, 126) Adobe RGB (122.00, 123.00, 123.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(49%, 48%, 49%) Closest named color Gray (HTML/CSS gray)
rgba rgba(126.0, 123.0, 126.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (44.72, -0.04, -0.31)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 2.38, 0.00, 50.59) CIE-L*ab (51.84, -0.05, -0.40)
hsv hsv(300.00, 1.03, 48.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (51.84, 0.40, 262.87)
hsb hsb(300.00, 2.04, 49.00) CIE-L*uv (51.84, -0.29, -0.54)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7e7b7e)

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" #7e7b7e while the second is the "compliment" #7a7c7a.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7e7b7e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #7e7b7e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7a7c7a.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7e7b7e)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7e7b7e)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7e7b7e)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #7e7b7e

Lighter shades of #7e7b7e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7e7b7e)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #7e7b7e with black

Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7e7b7e)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #7e7b7e, tones are produced.

Gradients including #7e7b7e

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 #7e7b7e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7e7b7e → #7a7c7a
#7e7b7e → #a4a2a4
#7e7b7e → #ffffff
#7e7b7e → #7c7a7b
#7e7b7e → #4b494b
#7e7b7e → #7b7a7c

#7e7b7e in different lighting conditions

Seeing #7e7b7e 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 #7e7b7e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#7e7b7e popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#7e7b7emight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #7e7b7e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#7e7b7e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #7e7b7e

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 #7e7b7e
Java new Color(126, 123, 126);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 126, 123, 126);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:126 green:123 blue:126 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(126f, 123f, 126f);
Swift UIColor(red:126, green:123, blue:126, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7e7b7e
Python Color('#7e7b7e')

Base Conversions of hex color #7e7b7e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7e7b7e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8289150 while the individual RGB conversions are: 126, 123, 126.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111110 01111011 01111110
Hex 7e 7b 7e
Octal 176 173 176
Decimal 126 123 126

Icons incorporating the color #7e7b7e

If you're considering using #7e7b7e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #7e7b7e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7e7b7e 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 #7e7b7e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7e7b7e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7e7b7e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7e7b7e background.
This text is hex color #7e7b7e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7e7b7e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7e7b7e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7e7b7e and white (#ffffff) background.