Appearance of the Underline

Style of underline to be used (for example, “single”, “double”, “dashed”).


This attribute was added to preserve this information when a publisher supplies it. The use of the attribute doe not guarantee that the display will produce the formatting requested.

With the Element

Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The style of underlining requested; for example, “double” would mean underlined by two rules, very close together.
Restriction: @underline-style is an optional attribute; there is no default.


<p>In accounting, a single underline denotes a subtotal (e.g., 
<underline underline-style="single">$483.20</underline>); 
a grand total is designated by a double underline (e.g., 
<underline underline-style="double">$1,294.68</underline>).</p>