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Color Schemes


Complementary (2)
Split Complementary (3)
Triadic (3)
Tetradic (4)
Analogous (12)
255, 255, 255


0, 50%, 100%

1.000, 1.000, 1.000

RGB     rgb     HSL     hex
Tuple Separator:
Comma     Semicolon     Space
Surround Tuples:
( r, g, b )     [ r, g, b ]
List Separator:
Comma     Semicolon     Space     New Line
Hex Include #:
Yes     No
Surround Hex:
Single Quote     Double Quote
Include °     Include %

Using the Applet

Hover over the base color swatch on the left to change the hue (move left to right) and lightness (up and down). Press the s and d keys on your keyboard to increase and decrease saturation, respectively. Click on the base color swatch to lock the color, and double click to unlock. Select a scheme from the menu to generate coordinating color palettes.
For an exact base color, enter a formatted color value into the field above the base color swatch. Accepted formats:

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