Frame Function and Appearance
By default, your frames will be separated by borders with 3D beveled edges and each frame will be given a scrollbar if its contents do not fit in their entirety. This section looks at the attributes that give you greater control over the display and function of frames.
Frame Borders and Spacing
can be manipulated using attributes within the
<frameset> tag. Unfortunately, as of this
writing borders are handled inconsistently between browsers, which
makes specifying borders frustrating and sometimes unpredictable.
According to the documentation, you should be able to apply frame
border attributes within the
<frame> tags to
adjust the borders for individual frames. Although frame settings
should override frameset-level border settings, I have yet to see
this handled successfully in any browser.
Borders for Netscape
frameborder attribute to turn borders off
no) or on (
yes). You can set
the color of the borders using the
attribute with an RGB or standard color name. The
border attribute sets the thickness of the borders
(in pixels) when the
frameborder attribute is
turned on, so you can set the borders as thick as you like. To turn
the borders off entirely, set the
Borders for Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer also uses the
frameborder attribute to turn borders off and on, however, it
supports the values
1, respectively (these are the values documented in the HTML 4.0 Specification). ...