u

The underline (<u>) element is used to apply underline highlighting to the content of the element. Use this element only when there is not some other more proper element. For example, for specific items such as GUI controls, use the <uicontrol> element. This element is part of the DITA highlighting domain.

Example

Beware: <u>overuse</u> <i>of</i> <b>highlighting</b> is 
sometimes known as font-itis!

Contains

Doctype Content model
ditabase, topic, task, reference, concept, glossary ( text data or ph or codeph or synph or filepath or msgph or userinput or systemoutput or b or u or i or tt or sup or sub or uicontrol or menucascade or term or xref or cite or q or boolean or state or keyword or option or parmname or apiname or cmdname or msgnum or varname or wintitle or tm or data or data-about or foreign or unknown) (any number)

Contained by

Doctype Parents
ditabase data, title, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, stentry, draft-comment, fn, cite, xref, entry, abstract, section, example, linkinfo, prereq, context, cmd, info, tutorialinfo, stepxmp, choice, choptionhd, chdeschd, choption, chdesc, stepresult, result, postreq, refsyn, proptypehd, propvaluehd, propdeschd, proptype, propvalue, propdesc, glossterm, glossdef, screen, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, codeph, codeblock, pt, pd, fragref, synnote
topic data, title, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, stentry, draft-comment, fn, cite, xref, entry, abstract, section, example, linkinfo, screen, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, codeph, codeblock, pt, pd, fragref, synnote
task data, title, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, stentry, draft-comment, fn, cite, xref, entry, abstract, section, example, linkinfo, prereq, context, cmd, info, tutorialinfo, stepxmp, choice, choptionhd, chdeschd, choption, chdesc, stepresult, result, postreq, screen, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, codeph, codeblock, pt, pd, fragref, synnote
concept data, title, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, stentry, draft-comment, fn, cite, xref, entry, abstract, section, example, linkinfo, screen, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, codeph, codeblock, pt, pd, fragref, synnote
reference data, title, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, stentry, draft-comment, fn, cite, xref, entry, abstract, section, example, linkinfo, refsyn, proptypehd, propvaluehd, propdeschd, proptype, propvalue, propdesc, screen, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, codeph, codeblock, pt, pd, fragref, synnote
glossary data, title, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, stentry, draft-comment, fn, cite, xref, entry, abstract, section, example, linkinfo, glossterm, glossdef, screen, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, codeph, codeblock, pt, pd, fragref, synnote

Inheritance:

+ topic/ph hi-d/u

Attributes

Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
%univ-atts; (%select-atts;, %id-atts;, %localization-atts;) A set of related attributes, described at %univ-atts; parameter entity PE not applicable Not applicable
%global-atts; (xtrf, xtrc) A set of related attributes, described at %global-atts; parameter entity PE not applicable Not applicable
class, outputclass Common attributes described in Other common DITA attributes