border-left-color

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

Experimente

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>

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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