Formatting text in a document provides you with a number of ways to emphasize certain selections of text.
You might choose to bold text, or italicize it, or you could choose to underline it.
Underlined text draws the attention of the reader, and can be an effective way to highlight important information that they need to know.
But if you have underlined text in your document that you don’t need or want, then you might be looking for a way to get rid of it.
Our guide below will show you how to removed underline from text in Google Docs.
How to Delete Underlines from Text in Google Docs
The steps in this article were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser, but will also work in other desktop Web browsers like Edge or Safari.
Step 1: Sign into Google Drive and open your document.
Step 2: Select the text with the underline that you wish to remove.
Step 3: Click the Underline button in the toolbar above the document.
You can also remove underline from text in Google Docs by pressing Ctrl + U on your keyboard. Additionally you can go to Format > Text > Underline to remove text underlining as well.
Note that this won’t affect text that has a hyperlink, as the underline in the hyperlink is not technically underline formatting.
If you want to remove a hyperlink in Google Docs, then check out this article.
Find out how to clear formatting from a selection in Google Docs if you have multiple types of formatting applied to text and want to get rid of all of it at once.
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