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Borders Collection

A collection of four Border objects that represent the four borders of a Range or Style object.


Use the Borders property to return the Borders collection, which contains all four borders.

You can set border properties for an individual border only with Range and Style objects. Other bordered objects, such as error bars and series lines, have a border that’s treated as a single entity, regardless of how many sides it has. For these objects, you must return and set properties for the entire border as a unit. For more information, see the Border object.


The following example adds a double border to cell A1 on worksheet one.

Worksheets(1).Range("A1").Borders.LineStyle = xlDouble

Use Borders(index), where index identifies the border, to return a single Border object. The following example sets the color of the bottom border of cells A1:G1 to red.

Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A1:G1"). _ 
 Borders(xlEdgeBottom).Color = RGB(255, 0, 0)

Index can be one of the following xlBordersIndex constants: xlDiagonalDown, xlDiagonalUp, xlEdgeBottom, xlEdgeLeft, xlEdgeRight, or xlEdgeTop, xlInsideHorizontal, or xlInsideVertical.

See Also


Borders Object Members

Excel Object Model Reference