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D3.js | d3.hcl() Function

  • Last Updated : 14 Aug, 2020
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The d3.hcl() function in D3.js is used to construct a new HCL color and returns HCL properties of the specified color taken as the parameter of the function.

Syntax:

d3.hcl(color);

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter color which is used to specify the CSS color.

Return Value: This function returns HCL properties of the specified CSS color taken as the parameter of the function.

Below programs illustrate the d3.hcl() function in D3.js:



Example 1:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>d3.hcl() function</title>
  
    <script src='https://d3js.org/d3.v4.min.js'></script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <script>
          
        // Calling the d3.hcl() function
        // with some parameters
        var color1 = d3.hcl("red");
        var color2 = d3.hcl("green");
        var color3 = d3.hcl("blue");
        
        // Getting the HCL properties
        console.log(color1);
        console.log(color2);
        console.log(color3);
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

{"h":39.99901061253295,"c":104.55176567686985,"l":53.24079414130722,"opacity":1}
{"h":136.01595303206318,"c":71.8500499715016,"l":46.22743146876261,"opacity":1}
{"h":306.2849380699878,"c":133.80761485376166,"l":32.297010932850725,"opacity":1}

Example 2:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>d3.hcl() function</title>
  
    <script src='https://d3js.org/d3.v4.min.js'></script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <script>
          
        // Calling the d3.hcl() function
        // without any parameters
        var color = d3.hcl();
        
        // Getting the HCL values
        console.log(color);
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

{"h":null,"c":null,"l":null,"opacity":1}

Reference: https://devdocs.io/d3~5/d3-color#hcl

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