borderColor property

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

Sets or retrieves the border color of the object.

CSS 2.1, Section 5.5.16


Integer value = object.put_borderColor(BSTR v);Integer value = object.get_borderColor(BSTR* sColor);

Property values

Type: BSTR

one or more of the space-delimited values listed in Possible Values.

transparent (transparent)

Border is transparent.

color (color)

Up to four color names or RGB values in the BUGBUG! missing link text: ie.Color_Table.

String format

[ <color> | transparent ] {1,4}

CSS information

Applies To All elements
Media visual
Inherited no
Initial Value

Standards information


Up to four different colors can be specified in the following order: top, right, bottom, left. If one color is supplied, it is used for all four sides. If two colors are supplied, the first is used for the top and bottom, and the second is used for left and right. If three colors are supplied, they are used for top, right and left, and bottom, respectively.

The border-color property does not render if the border-style property is set to none.


Minimum supported client

Windows XP

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003




See also




Build date: 1/23/2012