An underline is the drawing of a horizontal line beneath the important text in any document to bring it into focus by making necessary words stand out in a sentence or paragraph.
In this article, you will learn a great secret of underlining text such as a single word, the individual words in a paragraph, or an entire paragraph.
Learn not only how to underline words, lines, or paragraphs, but also apply styled and coloured underlines.
Let’s find out what the secrets are!
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Underlining Text With Different Styles in Word
|Term||Shortcut||Steps and Shortcurt|
|Underlining a whole paragraph, word/s, line/s||Ctrl + U||Select a paragraph, word/s, or line/s → Press Ctrl + U|
|Double-Underlining a word, or paragraph||Ctrl + Shift + D||Select a paragraph, word/s, or line/s → Press Ctrl + Shift + D|
|Underline all selected words by avoiding the spaces at a time in a paragraph||Ctrl + Shift + W||Select a paragraph, word/s, or line/s → Press Ctrl + Shift + W|
Underline Text with Colour and Style
To underline text with different colours and styles do the following;
On the Home tab, in the Font group, you can underline font in different styles and colors such as red , blue , green , wavy with different colors, etc.Underline styles
How to underline the text you want with one click
Do you know an amazing trick? Using this command you can easily underline the text you want, wherever you want, as many times as you want. You can copy the already lined text format and apply the same format anywhere you like. Let’s see how it is now!
Normally we use the font formatting group in Word to underline a word, line of text or paragraph. But if you want to work fast, it is better if you use the shortcuts described above.
It is important to learn these shortcuts as we use them frequently. Not only that, but they are also easy to learn. And you’re going to learn these things, right?
What does underlining mean?
An underlining is a horizontal line that is drawn underneath key content in a document to emphasise it.
What is the Shortcut to Underline a whole paragraph?
Select a paragraph, and then Press Ctrl + U.
What is the shortcut to underline words by avoiding the spaces?
Select a paragraph, and then press Ctrl + Shift + W.