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Despite the fact that underlining serves the same purpose as italic text, and the fact that in context of web pages underlining is traditionally reserved for marking hyperlinks, it might be sometimes useful to have a third method of emphasis, independent of **bold** and //italics//.
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%%(text-decoration: underline) Underlined text %%
The {{{_underlined_}}} pattern appears very frequently in various text files, e-mails, news posts -- and surprisingly, in a number of [[http://www.wikimatrix.org/syntax.php?i=25|many wiki engines using underlined text]]. Following the technique used for **bold** and //italics// in Creole, the underscore characters would be doubled. This gives us an additional markup for Creole: {{{__underlined text__}}}.
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Creole: {{{ __Underlined text__ }}} (two underscores)
**Rendering:** The actual rendering on the page is somewhat loose, as with the **bold** and //italics//. The wiki admin might choose to %%(backgroud-color: yellow ) color the background of the text yellow%%, for example, instead of %%(text-decoration:underline) actually underlining the highlighted text%% -- this can reduce the problems of conflicts with link presentation.
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**Statistics:** this (or similar) markup is used generally for various kinds of emphasis by at least 38 known wiki engines. Among them, 8 engines use it for bold text, 7 for italics and 23 wiki engines use it to mark underlined text.
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Especially useful if {{{ ___Alternate title___ }}} is supported, as an alternate title should at least be underlined. ''See [[Talk.BoldAndItalicsReasoning]]
Proposed XHTHML: {{{ <span class="underlined"> </span> }}}
Markup comparsion of various wikis:
**Note:** As this markup doesn't seem to be of great importance, and the goal can be achieved easily with different means, it will be probably included as an addition to Creole, not in its core.
Version Date Modified Size Author Changes ... Change note
8 14-Feb-2007 21:02 1.51 kB RadomirDopieralski to previous refactored
7 05-Feb-2007 17:30 0.441 kB to previous | to last
6 05-Feb-2007 17:29 0.452 kB to previous | to last
5 05-Feb-2007 17:29 0.401 kB to previous | to last
4 05-Feb-2007 17:28 0.393 kB to previous | to last Especially useful if ___Alternate title___ is supported
3 16-Dec-2006 16:45 0.278 kB RadomirDopieralski to previous | to last
2 16-Dec-2006 16:42 0.25 kB RadomirDopieralski to previous | to last markup comparsion on wikimatrix
1 16-Dec-2006 01:15 0.14 kB MartijnVanDerKleijn to last initial proposal
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