CSS border-top-color Property


Example

Set the color of the top border:

p {
    border-style: solid;
    border-top-color: #ff0000
}

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Definition and Usage

The border-top-color property sets the color of an element's top border.

Note: Always declare the border-style property before the border-top-color property. An element must have borders before you can change the color.

Default value: The current color of the element
Inherited: no
Animatable: yes. Read about animatable Try it
Version: CSS1
JavaScript syntax: object.style.borderTopColor="blue" Try it

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Property
border-top-color 1.0 4.0 1.0 1.0 3.5

Note: Internet Explorer 6 (and earlier versions) does not support the property value "transparent".


CSS Syntax

border-top-color: color|transparent|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
color Specifies the color of the top border. Look at CSS Color Values for a complete list of possible color values. Default color is the color of the element Play it »
transparent Specifies that the border color should be transparent Play it »
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial Play it »
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Border

CSS reference: border-top property

HTML DOM reference: borderTopColor property




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