How to underline text in inDesign

Engaged ,
Feb 03, 2020 Feb 03, 2020

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I have looked in web search for relevant postings on this subject but they do not work for me. Would you please showme excatly how to underline text in inDesign.

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 03, 2020 Feb 03, 2020
You apply an underline via the Character panel flyout menu or the Control panel when the text tool is selected And change the underline’s attributes via Underline Options

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Feb 03, 2020 Feb 03, 2020

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You apply an underline via the Character panel flyout menu or the Control panel when the text tool is selected

 

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And change the underline’s attributes via Underline Options

 

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Jan 10, 2022 Jan 10, 2022

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Thank you Rob, this is still relevant in 2022, certainly saved me a lot of agro.

 

Cheers!

Matthew

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 04, 2020 Feb 04, 2020

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Character Styles are the the way to go, as Rob clearly demonstrated, but for the odd underline you can use the menu as per the screen shot below.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 04, 2020 Feb 04, 2020

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Or you can use it paragraph rules if line needs for whole paragraph.

Remember, never say you can't do something in InDesign, it's always just a question of finding the right workaround to get the job done. © David Blatner

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Feb 04, 2020 Feb 04, 2020

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Hi there,

 

Thanks for reaching out. In addition to great responses earlier, I'd recommend checking out help article https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/formatting-characters.html#apply_underline_or_strikethrough for more information about formatting. Hope it helps.

 

Regards,

Ashutosh

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