HSB colour values

Definition

HSB colour values (codes) are decimal triplet used in software applications to represent colour.

HSB refers to hue, saturation and brightness.

Values applied to each of these three parameters can be used to specify any colour within the RGB colour models used by display devices and printers.

Explanation

In the implementation of the HSB colour model used in Adobe Illustrator CC:

Hue is represented in degrees from 00 to 3590 corresponding with locations on the circumference of a colour wheel.

Saturation is represented as a percentage where100% denotes a fully saturated hue and 0% denotes a fully desaturated hue.

Brightness is represented as a percentage where 100% denotes a hue at maximum luminance and 0% denotes the darkest possible version of a hue.