Slate gray Hex code is #708090

Hex:
#708090

HTML, CSS or hex color code for color "Slate gray" is #708090

Hex code #708090
RGB: rgb(112,128,144)
HSV: ( 210° , 0.22% , 144% )

Colors used in web pages are represented using RGB (red, Green, blue) triplet. Each of the primary color component (red, green and blue are the primary colors) is represented using one byte. So, in a color code, there are 3 bytes (24 bits). The first byte is the red component and the next byte is of green and the next one that of blue.

The byte value for each color component can be represented using numbers from 0 - 255 or hexadecimal numbers 0 - ff. The hexadecimal value is preferred because it is quite compact and is often used in programming.

In the case of the color "Slate gray" the hexadecimal representation is #708090. The hex code #708090 is equivalent of the RGB representation rgb(112,128,144)

You can use the hex code in HTML to change the text color or background color. for example, the code below changes the text color to Slate gray

Sample HTML Code to change the text color to Slate gray

    <span style="color:#708090"> Your text here </span>

Sample HTML Code to change the background color to Slate gray

    <span style="background-color:#708090"> Your text here </span>
The same hex code can be used in CSS as well. For example, to change the text color of class 'mytext', add the following code to your CSS stylesheet

CSS Code

    .mytext
    {
        color:#708090
    }

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