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Less Color desaturate()

The Less Color Desaturate function is used to decrease the intensity or saturation of a color in the element. Following are the parameters of desaturate function.

  • color: It is used to specify color object.
  • amount: Its percentage varies between 0 - 100%.
  • method: It is optional parameter. It is used to adjust the current value. The adjustment to be relative to current value by setting it to relative.

Desaturate Function Example

Let's take an example to demonstrate the usage of desaturate 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

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This will compile the "simple.less" file. A CSS file named "simple.css" will be generated.

For example:

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The generated CSS "simple.css", has the following code:


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