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border-inline-start-style

The border-inline-start-style CSS property defines the style of the logical inline start border of an element, which maps to a physical border style depending on the element's writing mode, directionality, and text orientation. It corresponds to the border-top-style, border-right-style, border-bottom-style, or border-left-style property depending on the values defined for writing-mode, direction, and text-orientation.

Syntax

/* <'border-style'> values */
border-inline-start-style: dashed;
border-inline-start-style: dotted;
border-inline-start-style: groove;

Related properties are border-block-start-style, border-block-end-style, and border-inline-end-style, which define the other border styles of the element.

Initial value none
Applies to all elements
Inherited no
Computed value as specified
Animation type discrete

Values

<'border-style'>
The line style of the border. See border-style.

Formal definition

Initial value none
Applies to all elements
Inherited no
Computed value as specified
Animation type discrete

Formal syntax

<'border-top-style'>

Examples

HTML

<div>
  <p class="exampleText">Example text</p>
</div>

CSS

div {
  background-color: yellow;
  width: 120px;
  height: 120px;
}

.exampleText {
  writing-mode: vertical-lr;
  border: 5px solid blue;
  border-inline-start-style: dashed;
}

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
border-inline-start-style 69 79 41
41
38
Disabled
Enabled by default since Firefox 41.
Disabled From version 38: this feature is behind the layout.css.vertical-text.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
3
Uses the non-standard name: -moz-border-start-style
No 56 12.1
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
border-inline-start-style 69 69 41
41
38
Disabled
Enabled by default since Firefox 41.
Disabled From version 38: this feature is behind the layout.css.vertical-text.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
4
Uses the non-standard name: -moz-border-start-style
48 12.2 10.0

See also

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/border-inline-start-style