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Mac OS/X - Underlining
« on: Wednesday 16 July 14 15:29 BST (UK) »
I am writing a report and wish to underline some of it.  I used Command-U and "Format" flashes on top line of Mac.  I would like to know how can I  underline just words or headings and not the whole page.  Is there a short cut to do that. ??? Lookin2
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Re: Mac OS/X - Underlining
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 16 July 14 15:59 BST (UK) »
Might help if you say what program you are using to write the report in.  ;)

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Re: Mac OS/X - Underlining
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 16 July 14 16:01 BST (UK) »
Midase

I was just using "Notes".  Lookin2
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Re: Mac OS/X - Underlining
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 16 July 14 18:08 BST (UK) »
 Highlight the text you wish to underline, then go to Format> Font>Underline  that should do the trick.
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Re: Mac OS/X - Underlining
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 17 July 14 13:00 BST (UK) »
Highlighting the required text and using Command>U has always worked for me in most programmes. Similarly >I, >B, >X, >C and >V for italics, bold, cut, copy and paste respectively. I believe such things also work on windows based operating systems but have no wish to go there.

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Re: Mac OS/X - Underlining
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 17 July 14 13:43 BST (UK) »
Ray T

Thanks Ray and all others who responded.  I am of an age when typewriters were used and underlining was a simple thing without having to use an app or four keys  to get the job done.  Lookin2
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Re: Mac OS/X - Underlining
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 17 July 14 14:41 BST (UK) »
I suppose it depends on whether they still make "Tipex" or "Snowpake" as it used to be called.

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Re: Mac OS/X - Underlining
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 17 July 14 14:50 BST (UK) »
Ray T

Thanks Ray and all others who responded.  I am of an age when typewriters were used and underlining was a simple thing without having to use an app or four keys  to get the job done.  Lookin2

You mean back-spacing over the words to be underlined, and then typing the underline character?! ;D
Now you just highlight and press the necessary key combination! Simples!! ;D ;D
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Re: Mac OS/X - Underlining
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 24 July 14 07:11 BST (UK) »
* Select text, cmd U

Works for me!