This function has not been fully integrated into the long-term Wolfram Language, and is subject to change.


is an option for FrameBox objects that specifies whether to draw a frame around the contents of the box.


  • BoxFrame can be set to the following:
  • Trueframe drawn around all four sides
    Falseno frame drawn
    nframe drawn n times the default thickness
    {{left,right},{bottom,top}}frame drawn with thickness specified for each side
  • The color of the frame is determined by the color of the font.
  • For a selected FrameBox object, BoxFrame is set as an option for FrameBox, and applies only to the selection.
  • At the cell level, BoxFrame is set as a suboption of the FrameBoxOptions option for cells. It specifies the default setting of BoxFrame for any FrameBox in the cell.

See Also

CellFrame  FrameBox  StyleBox


Introduced in 1996