The outline property sets or returns all the outline properties, in a shorthand form.
Set the outline property:
Return the outline property:
Tip: There is no default value for the outline property.
|width||Sets the width of the outline|
|style||Sets the style of the outline|
|color||Sets the color of the outline|
|inherit||Specifies that the value of the outline property should be inherited from the parent element|
The outline property is supported in all major browsers.
Note: The outline property is not supported in IE7 and earlier. IE8 requires a !DOCTYPE. IE9 supports it.
An outline is a line around an element. It is displayed around the margin of the element. However, it is different from the border property.
The outline is not a part of the element's dimensions, therefore the element's width and height properties do not contain the width of the outline.
Change the width, style, and color of the outline around a div element:
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