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BorderStyle Enumeration

Specifies the border style of a control.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public enum BorderStyle

Member nameDescription
NotSetNo set border style.
NoneNo border.
DottedA dotted line border.
DashedA dashed line border.
SolidA solid line border.
DoubleA double solid line border.
GrooveA grooved border for a sunken border appearance.
RidgeA ridged border for a raised border appearance.
InsetAn inset border for a sunken control appearance.
OutsetAn outset border for a raised control appearance.

The BorderStyle enumeration represents the different border style options for a control.

The width of the border is controlled by using the BorderWidth property of the WebControl class.


When using the Double style, the border width you specify must be at least 3 pixels wide to accommodate both lines and the space in between.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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