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WebControl::BorderStyle Property

Gets or sets the border style of the Web server control.

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

virtual property BorderStyle BorderStyle {
	BorderStyle get ();
	void set (BorderStyle value);
<asp:WebControl BorderStyle="BorderStyle" />

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls::BorderStyle
One of the BorderStyle enumeration values. The default is NotSet.

Use the BorderStyle property to specify the border style for the Web server control. This property is set using one of the BorderStyle enumeration values. The following table lists the possible values.

Border Style



The border style is not set.


No border


A dotted line border.


A dashed line border.


A solid line border.


A solid double line border.


A grooved border for a sunken border appearance.


A ridged border for a raised border appearance.


An inset border for a sunken control appearance.


An outset border for a raised control appearance.


This property will not render on browsers earlier than Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 for any Web server control. There is no equivalent to it in HTML 3.2.

The following example illustrates how to set the BorderStyle property of the Table control, which is inherited from the WebControl base class.

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The following code sample uses the single-file code model and may not work correctly if copied directly into a code-behind file. This code sample must be copied into an empty text file that has an .aspx extension. For more information on the Web Forms code model, see ASP.NET Web Page Code Model.

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.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.