CSS text-decoration-style Property

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CSS text-decoration-style Property

CSS text-decoration-style property sets the style of the lines specified by text-decoration-line.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <style> p{ font-size: 20px; text-decoration-line: underline; } p:nth-child(3){ text-decoration-style: solid; } p:nth-child(5){ text-decoration-style: double; } p:nth-child(7){ text-decoration-style: dotted; } p:nth-child(9){ text-decoration-style: dashed; } p:nth-child(11){ text-decoration-style: wavy; } </style> </head> <body> <h1>CSS text-decoration-style Property</h1> <h2>text-decoration-style: solid;</h2> <p>This is a sentence.</p> <h2>text-decoration-style: double;</h2> <p>This is a sentence.</p> <h2>text-decoration-style: dotted;</h2> <p>This is a sentence.</p> <h2>text-decoration-style: dashed;</h2> <p>This is a sentence.</p> <h2>text-decoration-style: wavy;</h2> <p>This is a sentence.</p> </body> </html>


Using CSS

element{ text-decoration-style: wavy; }

Using Javascript



No, text-decoration-style property is not animatable. CSS Animatable Properties Reference.

Default Value

Default value for CSS text-decoration-style property is solid.

Property Value

The following table provides a list of values for CSS text-decoration-style property.

solidDraws a single line.
doubleDraws a double line.
dottedDraws a dotted line.
dashedDraws a dashed line.
wavyDraws a wavy line.

Using JavaScript

In the following example, we will demonstrate how to change the CSS text-decoration-style property of an element using JavaScript.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <body> <h1>CSS text-decoration-style Property</h1> <p style="text-decoration-line: underline">This is a sentence</p> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <script> var x = document.getElementsByTagName("p")[0]; function myFunction(){ x.style.textDecorationStyle = "wavy"; } </script> </body> </html>


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