What is scale-color() function good for in Sass?

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Tags: Sass


The scale-color() function allows to fluidly scale different color properties.

The following color properties can be modified:

  • $red - color red channel
  • $green - color green channel
  • $blue - color blue channel
  • $saturation - color saturation
  • $lightness - color lightness
  • $alpha - color alpha channel
$color: red;
.color1 {
  background: scale-color($color, $red: 10%);

.color2 {
  background: scale-color($color, $lightness: -30%);

.color1 {
  background: red;
.color2 {
  background: #b30000;


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