Panel.BorderStyle Property

Indicates the border style for the control.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

property BorderStyle BorderStyle {
	BorderStyle get ();
	void set (BorderStyle value);
/** @property */
public BorderStyle get_BorderStyle ()

/** @property */
public void set_BorderStyle (BorderStyle value)

public function get BorderStyle () : BorderStyle

public function set BorderStyle (value : BorderStyle)

Property Value

One of the BorderStyle values. The default is BorderStyle.None.

Exception typeCondition


The specified value when setting this property is not a valid BorderStyle value.

By default, the Panel control is displayed without a border. You can use this property to distinguish the boundaries of the Panel control from other areas on the form.

The following code example creates a Panel control with a three-dimensional border.

   void CreateMyPanel()
      Panel^ panel1 = gcnew Panel;
      // Initialize the Panel control.
      panel1->Location = Point(56,72);
      panel1->Size = System::Drawing::Size( 264, 152 );
      // Set the Borderstyle for the Panel to three-dimensional.
      panel1->BorderStyle = System::Windows::Forms::BorderStyle::Fixed3D;

public void CreateMyPanel()
    Panel panel1 = new Panel();

    // Initialize the Panel control.
    panel1.set_Location(new Point(56, 72));
    panel1.set_Size(new Size(264, 152));

    // Set the Borderstyle for the Panel to three-dimensional.
} //CreateMyPanel

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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