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borderColor property (frame, frameset, table, ...)

Browser support:
Sets or retrieves the color of the border.
To manipulate the border of the elements more efficiently, use the border style property.


You can find the related objects in the Supported by objects section below.
This property is read/write.
HTML page for this property: borderColor

Possible values:

A legal color value. It can be a hexadecimal, RGB or predefined color value. For more information, see the page for colors.
Default: this property has no default value.

Example HTML code 1:

This example illustrates the use of the borderColor attribute:
<frameset rows="110,*" cols="*" border="10px" bordercolor="red">
    <frame src="topFrame.htm" name="topFrame" scrolling="No"/>
    <frame src="mainFrame.htm" name="mainFrame"/>
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Example HTML code 2:

This example shows how to use borderColor attribute in a table:
<table border="4px" borderColorDark="green" borderColorLight="blue">
            <td>cell 1</td>
            <td>cell 2</td>
            <td>cell 3</td>
            <td>cell 4</td>
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Example HTML code 3:

You can get the borderColor property of the frameset from one of its frames. The code below shows how to implement it.
<script type="text/javascript">
    function GetFramesetBorderColor () {
        var frameSet = window.frameElement.parentNode;
        return frameSet.borderColor;
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