Less Color Blending overlay()
The Less color blending overlay function is used the property of two functions, multiply and screen. It makes light channels dark and dark channels darker. It combines the effect of multiply and screen function to produce darker result. The result is based on the first color parameter.
Returns: Resultant color
Overlay Function Example
Let's take an example to demonstrate the usage of color blending overlay function in Less file.
Create a HTML file named "simple.html", having the following data.
HTML file: simple.html
Now create a file named "simple.less". It is similar to CSS file. The only one difference is that it is saved with ".less" extension.
LESS file: simple.less
Put the both file "simple.html" and "simple.less" inside the root folder of Node.js
Now, execute the following code: lessc simple.less simple.css
This will compile the "simple.less" file. A CSS file named "simple.css" will be generated.
The generated CSS "simple.css", has the following code: