How to Change Text Style in CSS

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Changing text style in CSS is achieved using the text-decoration and text-transform properties. The text-decoration property is used to add effects to text, such as underlines and line-throughs. The text-transform property is used to change the capitalization of text.

  1. You can use the following values for the text-decoration property:
    • none
    • underline
    • overline
    • line-through

    The none value of the text-decoration property can be used to remove the underline from links, as shown below:

    <a href=""
    style="text-decoration: none;">Webucator</a>
    The following shows this code in use:
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <title>Text-Align, Text-Decoration and Text-Indent</title>
    <h1>Text-Decoration </h1>
    	<div style="text-decoration: none;">text-decoration:none</div>
    	<div style="text-decoration: overline;">text-decoration:overline</div>
    	<div style="text-decoration: underline;">text-decoration:underline</div>
    	<div style="text-decoration: line-through;">text-decoration:line-through</div>
    <div><a href="" 
    	style="text-decoration: none;">Webucator</a></div>
    This code renders the following:Text Decoration
  2. You can use the following values for the text-transform property:
    • none
    • capitalize
    • uppercase
    • lowercase

    The following code sample shows the effects of text-transform:

    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    	<div style="text-transform: none;">Text-Transform: None</div>
    	<div style="text-transform: capitalize;">Text-Transform: Capitalize 
    				- this is written in all lowercase letters but is capitalized</div>
    	<div style="text-transform: lowercase;">Text-Transform: Lowercase</div>
    	<div style="text-transform: uppercase;">Text-Transform: Uppercase</div>
    This code renders the following:Text Transform

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