CSS Reference

"border-right" - css property (v. css 1)

  • This is a shorthand property for setting the width, style and color of an element's right border. Otherwise it is equivalent to the 'border-top' .
  • Initial value: Not defined for shorthand properties
  • The property is not inherited
  • HTML usage: all elements
  • Browsers that support the border-right - property :
    Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Opera Google Chrome Apple Safari

Possible width values:

Values Comments CSS
thin, medium or thick The width of the keyword values are UA dependent, but the following holds: 'thin' <= 'medium' <= 'thick'. 1
length With this you specify a value with a unit identifier. 1
inherit Will inherit the value from parent specification. This property value is new with CSS 2. 2

Possible unit identifier:

unit identifier Comments CSS
em The relative unit 'em' is relative to the font size of the element itself. 1
ex The relative unit 'ex' is relative to the font size of the element itself. 1
px Pixels, relative to the viewing device 1
in inches -> 1 inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters. 1
cm centimeters. 1
mm millimeters. 1
pt points -> the points used by CSS2 are equal to 1/72th of an inch. 1
pc picas -> 1 pica is equal to 12 points. 1

Possible color values:

values Comments CSS
Color name HTML and CSS color specification defines 147 color names (17 standard colors plus 130 more). You find all the named color through the drop-down selection in the color picker below. 1
rgb(r,g,b) Integer values representing a color in the form of Red Green and Blue components each with a value between 0 - 255. (rgb(255,0,0) gives a red color) 1
#value A hexadecimal value representing a color in the form of Red Green and Blue components each with a value between 00 - FF. 1
inherit Will inherit the value from parent specification. This property value is new with CSS 2. 2
Color picker:

Selected Color:

Hex:
Red:
Green:
Blue:
Hue:
Saturation:
Value:
Harmonious colors:

Possible border styles values:

border style Comments CSS
none No border is drawn (regardless of the 'border-width' value). 1
dotted The border is a dotted line drawn on top of the background of the element. 1
dashed The border is a dashed line drawn on top of the background of the element. 1
solid The border is a solid line. 1
double The border is a double line drawn on top of the background of the element. The sum of the two single lines and the space between equals the 'border-width' value. 1
groove A 3D groove is drawn in colors based on the <color> value. 1
ridge A 3D ridge is drawn in colors based on the <color> value. 1
inset A 3D inset is drawn in colors based on the <color> value. 1
outset A 3D outset is drawn in colors based on the <color> value. 1
inherit Will inherit the value from parent specification. This property value is new with CSS 2. 2

Property "border-right" example:

<!DOCTYPE HTML >
<html  >
  <head>
    <title>Test</title>
    <style type="text/css">
      .presentation {
        border-top: #4DFFFF solid 5px ;
        border-right: #4DFFA6 solid 22px ;
        border-bottom: #FF4D4D solid 5px ;
        border-left: #4DA6FF solid 22px ;
        width: 400px;
        }
     </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div class='presentation'  >The Inherit value is inherited from
          the parent specification. This property value is new
          with CSS 2.
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

Javascript access:

// To SET values ([o] is the target object)
[o].style.borderRight="border-right values"
// Browsers can not return any trustworthy value from this property.
// To GET values, look at the details for each edge of the border.
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