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body {
color: red;
border-color: currentColor;
Although currentColor is a CSS3 keyword and may not work in older browsers, those older browsers will
simply ignore it and just apply the same color value to the border-color property anyway, so it can be safely
used across all browsers.
Initial value: none | Inherited: No | Applies to: All | CSS2.1
Browser support: IE 4+, Firefox 1+, Chrome 1+, Opera 3.5+, Safari 1+
border-style styles the border of an element, unless that element also has a border-image declaration.
1. In styles.css, underneath the border-color declaration you just added to the #main rule set, add the fol-
border-style: solid;
2. Save styles.css.
The values you can use with the border-style property are none , hidden , dotted , dashed , solid ,
double , groove , ridge , inset , and outset (see Figure 5-2).
The none keyword can be used with many properties and will remove a style that is inherited in the cascade or for
example when you wish to have a style removed when an element is hovered over.
Figure 5-2 The dotted, dashed, solid, double, groove, ridge, inset, and outset border styles each with a border-color of
white and border-width of 8px.
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