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W3C Recommendation

Summary

Underlines text inline.

Deprecated in HTML4, redefined in HTML5. In HTML5 it is used to express "an unarticulated, though explicitly rendered, non-textual annotation," such as a proper name in Chinese or a spelling error.


Overview Table

DOM Interface HTMLElement

Examples

This example uses the u element to identify a word in a sentence, without any particular semantics.

HTML

We would like to call your attention to the second "the" in "The quick brown fox jumped over <u>the</u> lazy dog."

Notes

Remarks

Related specifications

Specification Status Related Changes
HTML 5.1 W3C Working Draft
HTML 5 W3C Recommendation
HTML 4.01 W3C Recommendation

Attribution

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Portions of this content come from the Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]