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4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

Date:2019-10-17 Author:Cordelia

Creating underline to certain sentence in Word 2016 can highlight the information you want to emphasize. Here I gathered 4 simple and pratical ways that can underline specific text in Word , let’s have a quick look.

1. Use Shortcut key to Underline Text

It may be the best known way of adding underline in Word. Select the content you want to emphasize, press Ctrl+U to underline it.

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2. Underline Text with Font

Select the text, click the U symbal in Home tab. Or you can click the small black triangle next to it and choose the style of underline.

4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

3. Underline Text with Table Border

1. Select the text, click the small black triangle next to Borders in Home.

4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

2. But the underline created in this way will take up an entire line. For better result, you can click Insert tab and create a new table in the first place.

4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

3. Input the content in the table, and resize it to adapt the text.

4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

4. Right click the table and select Table Properties.

4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

5. Click Borders and Shading.

4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

6. Choose the style you like and disable the other three borders in Preview, then click OK.

4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

6. Now you can see the result. Underline created in this way will be farther to the character than created by Ctrl+U.

4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

4. Underline Text with Shapes

1. Click InsertShapes. Choose the straight line icon in Lines.

4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

2. Underline the text directly. You can also choose the color of underline in Drawing Tools. If you feel difficult to draw a straight line, then press Shift key at the same time.

4 Ways to Create Underline in Word 2016

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