# How to set the style of the outline around an element with JavaScript?

To set the outline style, use the outlineStyle property. The outline can be solid, dotted, dashed, etc.

## Example

You can try to run the following code to set the style of the outline around an element with JavaScript −

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
#box {
width: 450px;
background-color: orange;
border: 3px solid red;
margin-left: 20px;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<p>Click below to add Outline Style.</p>
<div id="box">
<p>This is a div. This is a div. This is a div. This is a div. This is a div.</p>
<p>This is a div. This is a div. This is a div. This is a div. This is a div.</p>
<p>This is a div. This is a div. This is a div. This is a div. This is a div.</p>
</div>
<br>
<button type="button" onclick="display()">Set Outline Style</button>
<br>
<script>
function display() {
document.getElementById("box").style.outlineColor = "#5F5F5F";
document.getElementById("box").style.outlineStyle = "solid";
}
</script>
</body>
</html>

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