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significance of using # in hex code because my code also ran without using # and having the same output?

Hex code is preceded by a pound or hash sign ‘#’. # is used to represent hex. A hex code is a 6 digit representation of a color. It only represents that the code is combination of 6 digits and has no other significance.

It’s basically an indication of the six digit code used other than that it has no mere significance.

Hiii @jain.reechika
HEX define a combination 6 digit number from 0 to 9 and letters from A to F.
When we use HEX code in our program then it necessary to write # before our color code,
without write # our program will be working but output can not change according our input.

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Hi,

In our daily life we use decimal system which uses base 10. As in we have 10 unique types of digits (0 to 9) and after a number exceeds a maximum individual digit, the digit on it’s left is increased by 1, while the current digit is set to the lowest valued digit (generally 0). For example after 9 we have 10, after 19 we have 20, after 199 we have 200.
In computer programming, you can write numbers with different base. The most commonly used is binary which has a base 2, for after 1 you get 10 (2 in decimal), after 11 (3 in decimal) you get 100(4 in decimal) and so forth.

Other types of representations take base 8 known as octal, after 7 you have 10, and HEX which has a base 16 after 9 you have A to F, and after F you have 10 (16 in decimal).

When you write the character # next to a number, it is interpreted as HEX by the computer. IF you used the character ‘o’ then the number is taken as base 8 or octal. Similary if you used the letter ‘d’ you get decimal or base 10 which is the default if you don’t use a letter, and ‘b’ for binary or base 2.

So if you write the number 100 as ‘100’ it means 100 in normal human usage. But if you write the number as “#100” then it actually means 256.

So a color code with # and without # are different.

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Hello this is Sheikh Sajid,

These URL will surely help you

In hexadecimal system range is from (0 to 9 and then A to F)
where A=10,B=11,C=12,D=13,E=14,F=15

Your code is running without using #,I think haven’t refresh the page
then check…

Hi,
There is a difference between #200 and 200 , The meaning of #200 is it represent hex code .
if u got the same output with and without using # , then it doesn`t mean that every time you will get required output.

A hexadecimal color is specified with: #RRGGBB.

RR (red), GG (green) and BB (blue) are hexadecimal integers between 00 and FF specifying the intensity of the color.

A “HEX color” is expressed as a six-digit combination of numbers and letters defined by its mix of red, green and blue (RGB). #RRGGBB.
Yes it might work in few compilers without using “#” symbol. It’s better to use the symbol.

Hi @jain.reechika ,
Basically a hexadecimal color is specified with: #RRGGBB, where the RR (red), GG (green) and BB (blue) hexadecimal integers specify the components of the color.
If # is not used to represent hex value the default browser will automatically add the # to it. But not all browsers support this thing.