change colors in chrome dev tools between hex, hsl, and rgb



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When debugging a website, I find myself frequently reaching for tools to convert between Hex, RGB, and HSL so that I can easily confirm if two colors are the same.

Chrome offers this conversion for free within their Dev Tool Settings (F1).

Dev Tools Settings

Once inside of settings, look for “Color Format” where you can pick between:

  1. As authored
  2. HEX
  3. RGB
  4. HSL

Dev Tools Color Format

You can also do it by selecting the Color Picker from within Styles tab.

Styles Toggle Colors

This will open a dialog window which allows for easy transformataion between the different styles.

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