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CSS text-decoration-style Property

The text-decoration-style property sets the style of the text decoration (solid, wavy, dotted, dashed, double).

CSS Demo: text-decoration-style

text-decoration-style: solid;
text-decoration-style: double;
text-decoration-style: dotted;
text-decoration-style: dashed;
text-decoration-style: wavy;
Change my text-decoration-style

Technical Details

Default value solid
Applies to all elements
Inherited no
Computed value as specified
Animatable no See animatable properties.
Version CSS3
JavaScript syntax object.style.textDecorationStyle = "wavy" Demo


CSS Syntax:

text-decoration-style: solid|double|dotted|dashed|wavy|initial|inherit;

Examples

The following example shows how to use text-decoration-style property:

Run code

Browser compatibility

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the text-decoration-style property.

Numbers followed by -moz- and -webkit- specify the first version that worked with a vendor prefix.

Property
text-decoration-style 57 36
6 -moz-
44 7.1 -webkit- not supported

Property Values

The following table describes the values of text-decoration-style property:

Value Description
solid The line will display as a single line (This is default)
double The line will display as a double line
dotted The line will display as a dotted line
dashed The line will display as a dashed line
wavy The line will display as a wavy line
initial Sets this property to its default value
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element

See also

CSS Text tutorial

CSS text-decoration property

CSS text-decoration-color property

CSS text-decoration-line property