ChartArea.BorderColor Property

Gets or sets the border color of a ChartArea object.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization.Charting
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization (in System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization.dll)

public Color BorderColor { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Color
A T[:System.Drawing.Color] value that specifies the border color of a chart area. The default color is Empty.

You can set the BorderColor property to any valid ARGB (alpha, red, green, blue) value.


For pie and doughnut charts, this property determines the color of radial and horizontal lines if data labels are drawn outside the pie or doughnut—that is, if the LabelStyle custom property is set to "Outside".

This property also determines the marker lines for 3D charts if the ShowMarkerLines custom property is set to true.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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