css outline
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text outline html

user356

.stroke
{
    color: white;
    text-shadow:
    -1px -1px 0 #000,
    1px -1px 0 #000,
    -1px 1px 0 #000,
    1px 1px 0 #000;  
}

css outline

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
p {outline-color:red;}

p.dotted {outline-style: dotted;}
p.dashed {outline-style: dashed;}
p.solid {outline-style: solid;}
p.double {outline-style: double;}
p.groove {outline-style: groove;}
p.ridge {outline-style: ridge;}
p.inset {outline-style: inset;}
p.outset {outline-style: outset;}
</style>
</head>
<body>

<h2>The outline-style Property</h2>

<p class="dotted">A dotted outline</p>
<p class="dashed">A dashed outline</p>
<p class="solid">A solid outline</p>
<p class="double">A double outline</p>
<p class="groove">A groove outline. The effect depends on the outline-color value.</p>
<p class="ridge">A ridge outline. The effect depends on the outline-color value.</p>
<p class="inset">An inset outline. The effect depends on the outline-color value.</p>
<p class="outset">An outset outline. The effect depends on the outline-color value.</p>

</body>
</html>

css outline

user1972

style="outline-style: solid;"
// the word solid can be replaced with:
// dashed, double, groove, ridge, inset and outset