Style borderLeftColor Property

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Change the color of the left border of a <div> element to red:

document.getElementById("myDiv").style.borderLeftColor = "red";

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Definition and Usage

The borderLeftColor property sets or returns the color of the left border of an element.

Browser Support

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The borderLeftColor property is supported in all major browsers.


Return the borderLeftColor property:

Set the borderLeftColor property:"color|transparent|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
color Specifies the color of the left border. Look at CSS Color Values for a complete list of possible color values. Default color is black
transparent The color of the left border is transparent (underlying content will shine through)
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Technical Details

Default Value: black
Return Value: A String, representing the color of an element's left border
CSS Version CSS1

More Examples


Return the left border color of a <div> element:


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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Border

CSS reference: border-left-color property

HTML DOM reference: border property

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