border-left-color

Experimente

The border-left-color CSS property sets the color of an element's left border. It can also be set with the shorthand CSS properties border-color (en-US) or border-left.

Syntax

/* <color> values */
border-left-color: red;
border-left-color: #ffbb00;
border-left-color: rgb(255, 0, 0);
border-left-color: hsla(100%, 50%, 25%, 0.75);
border-left-color: currentcolor;
border-left-color: transparent;

/* Global values */
border-left-color: inherit;
border-left-color: initial;
border-left-color: unset;

The border-left-color property is specified as a single value.

Values

<color>
The color of the left border.

Formal syntax

border-left-color = 
<color>

<color> =
<absolute-color-base> |
currentcolor |
<system-color> |
<device-cmyk()>

<absolute-color-base> =
<hex-color> (en-US) |
<named-color> |
transparent |
<rgb()> |
<rgba()> |
<hsl()> |
<hsla()> |
<hwb()> |
<lab()> |
<lch()> |
<oklab()> |
<oklch()> |
<color()>

<device-cmyk()> =
device-cmyk( <cmyk-component>{4} [ / <alpha-value> ]? )

<rgb()> =
rgb( [ <percentage> (en-US) | none ]{3} [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? ) |
rgb( [ <number> | none ]{3} [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<hsl()> =
hsl( [ <hue> | none ] [ <percentage> (en-US) | none ] [ <percentage> (en-US) | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<hwb()> =
hwb( [ <hue> | none ] [ <percentage> (en-US) | none ] [ <percentage> (en-US) | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<lab()> =
lab( [ <percentage> (en-US) | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> (en-US) | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> (en-US) | <number> | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<lch()> =
lch( [ <percentage> (en-US) | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> (en-US) | <number> | none ] [ <hue> | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<oklab()> =
oklab( [ <percentage> (en-US) | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> (en-US) | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> (en-US) | <number> | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<oklch()> =
oklch( [ <percentage> (en-US) | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> (en-US) | <number> | none ] [ <hue> | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<color()> =
color( <colorspace-params> [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<cmyk-component> =
<number> |
<percentage> (en-US)

<alpha-value> =
<number> |
<percentage> (en-US)

<hue> =
<number> |
<angle> (en-US) |
none

<colorspace-params> =
<predefined-rgb-params> |
<xyz-params>

<predefined-rgb-params> =
<predefined-rgb> [ <number> | <percentage> (en-US) | none ]{3}

<xyz-params> =
<xyz-space> [ <number> | none ]{3}

<predefined-rgb> =
srgb |
srgb-linear |
display-p3 |
a98-rgb |
prophoto-rgb |
rec2020

<xyz-space> =
xyz |
xyz-d50 |
xyz-d65

Examples

A simple div with a border

HTML

<div class="mybox">
  <p>This is a box with a border around it.
     Note which side of the box is
     <span class="redtext">red</span>.</p>
</div>

CSS

.mybox {
    border: solid 0.3em gold;
    border-left-color: red;
    width: auto;
}

.redtext {
    color: red;
}

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Backgrounds and Borders Module Level 3
The definition of 'border-left-color' in that specification.
Candidata a Recomendação No significant changes, though the transparent keyword, now included in <color> which has been extended, has been formally removed.
CSS Level 2 (Revision 1)
The definition of 'border-left-color' in that specification.
Recomendação Initial definition

Initial valuecurrentcolor
Aplica-se aall elements. It also applies to ::first-letter.
Inheritednão
Computed valuecomputed color
Animation typea color

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See also