How to remove underlines from hyperlinks that use FrontPage 2003

Article translations Article translations
Article ID: 825543 - View products that this article applies to.
Expand all | Collapse all

On This Page


This article describes the preferred method for removing the underline from a hyperlink in FrontPage 2003.

Microsoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language that is being demonstrated and with the tools that are used to create and to debug procedures. Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure, but they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific requirements.

How to Remove the Underline from a Single Hyperlink

There are two ways to remove the underline formatting from a single hyperlink:
  • Use the Underline button on the Formatting toolbar. To do this:
    1. Select the hyperlink where you want to remove the underline.
    2. On the Formatting toolbar, click the Underline button.

      The hyperlink will no longer be underlined.
  • Use the text-decoration cascading style sheet (CSS) attribute.
    1. In FrontPage 2003, click the Code tab at the bottom of the FrontPage window.
    2. Locate the code that looks similar to the following code:
      <a href="http://Example.Microsoft.Com">underlinedhyperlink</a>
    3. Insert the style tag with the style="text-decoration:none" attribute in the anchor tag, so that your code looks similar to the following code:
      <a style="text-decoration:none" href="http://Example.Microsoft.Com">nonunderlinedhyperlink</a>
    4. On the File menu, click Save.

      The hyperlink will no longer be underlined.

How to Remove the Underline from All Hyperlinks

You can remove the underline from all hyperlinks in a page by adding a <STYLE> section to the page.

To remove the underline from all hyperlinks on a page, follow these steps:
  1. Open the page that you want to modify.
  2. Click the Code tab.
  3. Put the following HTML code before the <BODY> tag:
    <STYLE>A {text-decoration: none;} </STYLE>
  4. Click the Design tab.

    Your hyperlinks no longer contain underlines.


Article ID: 825543 - Last Review: January 6, 2006 - Revision: 4.3
  • Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003
kbprogramming kbhowtomaster KB825543

Give Feedback


Contact us for more help

Contact us for more help
Connect with Answer Desk for expert help.
Get more support from