CSS text-decoration-color Property


Change the color of the line, in an underlined text:

p {
    text-decoration: underline;
    -moz-text-decoration-color: red; /* Code for Firefox */
    text-decoration-color: red;

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Definition and Usage

The text-decoration-color property specifies the color of the text-decoration (underlines, overlines, linethroughs).

Note: The text-decoration-color property will only have an effect on elements with a visible text-decoration.

Default value: currentColor
Inherited: no
Animatable: yes. Read about animatable Try it
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.textDecorationColor="red" Try it

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

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

text-decoration-color Not supported Not supported 6.0 -moz- Not supported Not supported

CSS Syntax

text-decoration-color: color|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
color Specifies the color of the text-decoration Play it »
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial Play it »
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Text

HTML DOM reference: textDecorationColor property


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