CSS Reference

"border-top-style" - css property (v. css 2)

  • Sets the style of the top border
  • To set all border equal style use 'border-style' .
  • Initial value: none
  • The property is not inherited
  • HTML usage: all elements
  • Can be given as 'inherit' or a style as specified below.
  • Browsers that support the border-top-style - property :
    Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Opera Google Chrome Apple Safari

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-top-style" example:

<!DOCTYPE HTML >
<html  >
  <head>
    <title>Test</title>
    <style type="text/css">
      .presentation {
        border-top-color: #4DFFFF;
        border-top-style:  dotted;
        border-top-width: 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.borderTopStyle="border-top-style value"
// To GET values you must first get the computed style object
// To get that object in IE or Opera:
var cStyle=[o].currentStyle;
// To get that object in Firefox, Chrome or Safari (w3c-type):
var cStyle=window.getComputedStyle([o],null)
// To GET the property value:;
var value=cStyle.borderTopStyle;
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