Style borderRight Property

Style Object Reference Style Object


Add a right border to a <div> element:

document.getElementById("myDiv").style.borderRight = "thick solid #0000FF";

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Definition and Usage

The borderRight property sets or returns up to three separate border-right properties, in a shorthand form.

With this property, you can set/return one or more of the following (in any order):

  • border-right-width
  • border-right-style
  • border-right-color

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The borderRight property is supported in all major browsers.


Return the borderRight property:

Set the borderRight property:"width style color|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Parameter Description
width Sets the width of the right border
style Sets the style of the right border
color Sets the color of the right border
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: not specified
Return Value: A String, representing the width, style and/or color of the right border of an element
CSS Version CSS1

More Examples


Change the width, style and color of the right border of a <div> element:

document.getElementById("myDiv").style.borderLeft = "thin dotted red";

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Return the border-right property values of a <div> element:


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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Border

CSS reference: border-right property

HTML DOM reference: border property

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