.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+
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Borders.SetOutsideBorders(Color, BorderLineStyle) Method

Sets outside borders for a cell or range of cells.

Namespace: DevExpress.Spreadsheet

Assembly: DevExpress.Spreadsheet.v21.1.Core.dll

Declaration

void SetOutsideBorders(
    Color color,
    BorderLineStyle style
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
color Color

A Color value specifying the line color of borders.

style BorderLineStyle

A BorderLineStyle enumeration member specifying the line style of borders.

Remarks

Use the SetOutsideBorders method to specify borders around an individual cell or entire range of cells in one step. If you need to set different formats for each outside border separately, use the Borders.TopBorder, Borders.BottomBorder, Borders.LeftBorder and Borders.RightBorder properties.

To specify any other cell borders (for example, diagonal or inside borders), use corresponding properties and methods of the Borders object. Access this object via the cell’s or cell range’s Formatting.Borders property.

For examples on how to specify formatting for an individual cell and cell range, or modify a style, refer to the How to: Format a Cell or Range of Cells or How to: Create or Modify a Style document, respectively.

Example

This example demonstrates how to specify different borders for individual cells and ranges of cells by modifying the Borders object.

Worksheet worksheet = workbook.Worksheets[0];

// Set each particular border for the cell.
Cell cellB2 = worksheet.Cells["B2"];
Borders cellB2Borders = cellB2.Borders;
cellB2Borders.LeftBorder.LineStyle = BorderLineStyle.MediumDashDot;
cellB2Borders.LeftBorder.Color = Color.Pink;
cellB2Borders.TopBorder.LineStyle = BorderLineStyle.MediumDashDotDot;
cellB2Borders.TopBorder.Color = Color.HotPink;
cellB2Borders.RightBorder.LineStyle = BorderLineStyle.MediumDashed;
cellB2Borders.RightBorder.Color = Color.DeepPink;
cellB2Borders.BottomBorder.LineStyle = BorderLineStyle.Medium;
cellB2Borders.BottomBorder.Color = Color.Red;
cellB2Borders.DiagonalBorderType = DiagonalBorderType.Up;
cellB2Borders.DiagonalBorderLineStyle = BorderLineStyle.Thick;
cellB2Borders.DiagonalBorderColor = Color.Red;

// Set diagonal borders for the cell.
Cell cellC4 = worksheet.Cells["C4"];
Borders cellC4Borders = cellC4.Borders;
cellC4Borders.SetDiagonalBorders(Color.Orange, BorderLineStyle.Double, DiagonalBorderType.UpAndDown);

// Set all outside borders for the cell in one step. 
Cell cellD6 = worksheet.Cells["D6"];
cellD6.Borders.SetOutsideBorders(Color.Gold, BorderLineStyle.Double);
// Set all borders for the range of cells in one step.
CellRange range1 = worksheet.Range["B8:F13"];
range1.Borders.SetAllBorders(Color.Green, BorderLineStyle.Double);

// Set all inside and outside borders separately for the range of cells.
CellRange range2 = worksheet.Range["C15:F18"];
range2.SetInsideBorders(Color.SkyBlue, BorderLineStyle.MediumDashed);
range2.Borders.SetOutsideBorders(Color.DeepSkyBlue, BorderLineStyle.Medium);

// Set all horizontal and vertical borders separately for the range of cells.
CellRange range3 = worksheet.Range["D21:F23"];
Formatting range3Formatting = range3.BeginUpdateFormatting();
Borders range3Borders = range3Formatting.Borders;
range3Borders.InsideHorizontalBorders.LineStyle = BorderLineStyle.MediumDashDot;
range3Borders.InsideHorizontalBorders.Color = Color.DarkBlue;
range3Borders.InsideVerticalBorders.LineStyle = BorderLineStyle.MediumDashDotDot;
range3Borders.InsideVerticalBorders.Color = Color.Blue;
range3.EndUpdateFormatting(range3Formatting);

// Set each particular border for the range of cell. 
CellRange range4 = worksheet.Range["E25:F26"];
Formatting range4Formatting = range4.BeginUpdateFormatting();
Borders range4Borders = range4Formatting.Borders;
range4Borders.SetOutsideBorders(Color.Black, BorderLineStyle.Thick);
range4Borders.LeftBorder.Color = Color.Violet;
range4Borders.TopBorder.Color = Color.Violet;
range4Borders.RightBorder.Color = Color.DarkViolet;
range4Borders.BottomBorder.Color = Color.DarkViolet;
range4Borders.DiagonalBorderType = DiagonalBorderType.UpAndDown;
range4Borders.DiagonalBorderLineStyle = BorderLineStyle.MediumDashed;
range4Borders.DiagonalBorderColor = Color.BlueViolet;
range4.EndUpdateFormatting(range4Formatting);
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