CSS outline-color Property

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outline-color: red;

CSS outline-color Property

CSS outline-color property sets the color of an element's outline.

Note: An outline is a line that is drawn around an element, outside the border.


HTML Online Editor
<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <style> div{ outline-style: solid; outline-color: red; } </style> </head> <body> <h1>CSS outline-color Property</h1> <div> This is div container. </div> </body> </html>


Using CSS

element{ outline-color: red; }

Using Javascript



Yes, outline-color property is animatable. CSS Animatable Properties Reference.

Default Value

Default value for CSS outline-color property is invert.

Property Value

The following table provides a list of all values for CSS outline-color property.

colorSpecifies that the outline color should be user given color. Check our color combinator
invertThis ensure the outline is visible, performs a color inversion of the background.

Using JavaScript

In the following example, we will demonstrate how to change the CSS outline-color property of an element using JavaScript.


HTML Online Editor
<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <style> div{ padding: 10px; margin-bottom: 10px; outline-style: dashed; } </style> </head> <body> <h1>CSS outline-color Property</h1> <div> This is div container. </div> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <script> var x = document.getElementsByTagName("div")[0]; function myFunction(){ x.style.outlineColor = "red"; } </script> </body> </html>


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