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Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide by Eric A. Meyer

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Name

border-style — IE4 P/Y | IE5 P/Y | NN4 P/P | Op3 Y/-

Synopsis

Sets the style of the overall border of an element, using the color set by border-color or the foreground of the element itself if no border-color has been defined. CSS1 does not require recognition of any values besides none and solid. Any unrecognized value from the list of values should be reinterpreted as solid.

Example

H1 {border-style: solid; border-color: purple;}

Values

none | dotted | dashed | solid | double | groove | ridge | inset | outset

Default

none

Inherited

no

Applies to

all elements

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