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How to underline

Version: 3.x, 4.x, 5.x - Scientific WorkPlace & Scientific Word

Although the program has no underlining command in the usual sense, you can add emphasis to your content with simple underlines (single, double, and wavy underlines; strikethroughs and slashes) if you use the ulem package. In V5.5, you can also use the package options to indicate additions and deletions in your text, a type of markup known as legislative format.

How to add simple underlines

  1. Add the ulem package to your document.
  2. Select the information you want to underline.
  3. Apply the Emphasize tag to the selection.

How to add varied underlines and strikethroughs

  1. Add the ulem package to your document.

  2. Place the insertion point where you want the underline or strikethrough to begin.

  3. Enter an encapsulated TeX field.

  4. In the entry area, type \command{text} where command is one of the following:

    Command Effect
    \uline Single underline
    \uuline Double underline
    \uwave Wavy underline
    \sout Line through text
    \xout Text marked over with slashes

    and text is the information you want emphasized.

  5. Choose OK.

In addition to using the package options, you can add underlines and strikethroughs at specific points in the document. The ulem package is for use with LaTeX or plain TeX. It is installed in the TCITeX/TeX/LaTeX/contrib/misc directory.

Last revised 01/08/07

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