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Pantone 2020 color of the year in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Pantone has announced its Color of the Year for 2020 here’s how to get it in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.

The color of 2020 is … Classic Blue

Pantone 2020 Color of the YearSource: Pantone

As usual what’s more amazing than the color is the description from the ‘Pantone Institute’. Classic Blue is:

  • reassuring
  • thought-provoking
  • dependable and stable
  • restful
  • foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.

Pantone Classic Blue in Microsoft Office.

Go to the color selector in any Office product for font, background or whatever. Choose Custom and enter the RGB values.

Pantone Classic Blue = RGB: 15, 76, 129

Voila!  The 2020 color of the year in your own documents.

Office for Mac

Macs have their own impressive color selectors that Office for Mac uses.

Choose the Color Sliders, RGB Sliders then type the RGB codes.

Web Pages

For web pages the HEX code is 0F4C81  eg

background-color: #0F4C81;
color: #0F4C81;

though color: rgb(15, 76, 129); will also work.

See Also:

Pantone Color for 2019 in Office for Windows or Mac

Get the Pantone color for 2018 now in Microsoft Office

Pantone’s 2017 ‘Color of the Year’ in Office

Get the 2016 Pantone Colors of the Year in Office

Pantone colors in Office

Purple, Prince, Pantone and Microsoft Office


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