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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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