Jeremie Vincke Jeremie Vincke - 1 month ago 8
Android Question

Material Design - What does 'use the tint 700' mean?

I want my Android app to have its background color set as #F1F1F1.
The Material design guidelines suggest 'The status bar should be the darker 700 tint of your primary color.' What does it mean ?

Should I use #(F1*0.7)(F1*0.7)(F1*0.7) as my status bar color ?

Answer

Look at the color palettes on the material design spec page (http://www.google.com/design/spec/style/color.html#color-color-palette). Each tint in a palette has a number—that's what the 700 refers to.

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