The Stroke feature within the Style Panel of Droip lets you emphasize elements by adding borders or outlines. Here’s a step-by-step guide on customizing strokes for your elements:

Stroke in Droip


A border consists of lines drawn around an element’s edge, enclosing its content. You can adjust the following options:

  • Size: Define the size of the border and its unit.
  • Color: Select the color of the border.
  • Radius: Set the corner radius for rounded corners.
  • Individual Radius: Click on the small border icon beside the Radius input field to customize corner radius individually for each corner.
Stroke Border

Individual Border

Click the three-dot icon at the top-right to access the Individual Border toggle. This feature lets you set distinct settings for each edge.

To customize borders for each edge:

  1. Click on edges to select/deselect or use the center dot to select all edges at once.
  2. Customize size, color, etc., for each edge.

💡Tip: Use this feature to set one edge of an element a lighter color than the other three to create a 3D effect as shown in the image above.


Click on the eye icon to disable/enable the visibility of the border.


Stroke outline

Outlines fully enclose an element and are drawn outside its edges. Customize your outline with the following options:

  • Size: Define the size of the outline and its unit.
  • Color: Select the color of the outline.
  • Offset: Set the space between the outline and the border/edge. Click on the ellipsis icon to access this property.
  • Visibility: Toggle the outline’s visibility using the eye icon.


Click on the Show button to open this section. You can choose from various styles under the Border and Outline Tabs:

  • Solid
  • Dashed
  • Double
  • Dotted
  • Outset
  • Inset
  • Grooved
  • Ridge
  • None

Use Cases

Strokes, borders, and outlines can be used creatively to enhance your designs:

  • Emphasizing Elements: Use bold borders to draw attention to specific elements.
  • Creating Depth: Apply subtle outlines to give elements a sense of depth and separation.
  • Highlighting Interactivity: Add dynamic transitions to elements on hover or focus states.

Using Stroke For Animated Transitions

You can use strokes to emphasize elements during Hover or Focus states. Here’s an example involving an Image element but this can be applied to other elements too:

  1. Select your Image element and from Style Panel > Stroke, set its border size to 8px and radius to 100%. Also, select a color for your border from here.
  2. Then, go to Style Panel > Class & Sub-Class > States Menu. (If you don’t see the States Menu, don’t forget to click on the Expand icon on this section’s top-right.) and select the Hover state. 
  3. Next, go back to the Stroke section, and set the border size to 0px and the radius to 0%.

Now set up a Transition for smoother border appearance:

  1. Go to Style Panel > Transition and click on the + icon to add a new transition.
  2. On the new pop-up window, click on the dropdown on the top-left and select the Border Radius option as the transition property.
  3. Set the Duration as 300 ms and the Timing Function as Ease and you’re done!

Click on the Preview icon which you’ll find on the right side of the Top Bar to see this transition in motion.

Best Practices

For effective design with strokes, borders, and outlines, consider these best practices:

  • Consistency: Maintain consistent stroke widths, colors, and styles for a cohesive design.
  • Contrast: Ensure sufficient contrast between borders and backgrounds for visual appeal.
  • Accessibility: Use contrasting colors for borders to aid users with visual impairments. Also, ensure sufficient contrast between elements and background.

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