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outline-color property

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Specifies the color for the outline for an element.
The outline is similar to the border of an element, but it is not part of the element's dimensions, and it is displayed around the margin of the element. Therefore the element's width and height properties do not contain the width of the outline.
Note: The outline-color property is supported in Internet Explorer from version 8.
JavaScript page for this property: outlineColor. You can find other example(s) there.

Possible values:

 One of the following values: 
Color of the outline. For the supported color values, see the colors page.
Takes the value of this property from the computed style of the parent element.
Inverts the color of the outline to the opposite value.
Default: invert.

Example HTML code 1:

This example illustrates the use of the outline-color property:
        .example {
            outline-width: 2px;
            outline-style: solid;
            outline-color: blue;

            border-width: 1px;
            border-style: solid;
            border-color: red;
    <div class="example">Outline: 2px solid blue</div>
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