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How do I control which text links have an underline applied?

By default all text links get exported with an underline.

The global setting for this can be changed by going to Utilities > Web Properties > Website tab and unticking the option 'Underline Text Links'

Note that this controls the behaviour for all text links in your website file.

If you want specific text links to not display an underline then this can be done by one of the following methods:

Applying a link to a complete block of text

If the link is being applied to the whole text object then by grouping it to itself will cause the text to be exported as a graphic.

Select the text object and go to Arrange > Group.

Applying a link to a single word or phrase within a text area

If the link is applied to only some of the words in the text object then;

Go to Utilities > Web Properties > Website tab and un-tick the option 'Underline Text Links' which will remove the underline from all links in your website document.

For text links that you want the underline to be applied to, select the text and apply the underline as a text formatting option using the Text Tool.

Then right click on the selected text and go to Web Properties > Link tab and un-tick the option 'Use common website link colours' and click OK.

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  1. Robert Turner

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