Usability Guideline Usability.gov 10:4
Avoid underlined text - people will click on it and think it’s a broken link.
Use something other than underlining for highlighting text, because it looks like a link, and users become frustrated when the «link» does not work.
- 5.28 Dec 2017 Fixed false negative.
- 5.22 Jul 2016 Fixed false positive on print media.
- 3.1 Feb 2009 Don’t fire on single character underlines used to indicate shortcuts.
- 1.0 Feb 2007 Added.
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Rule ID: UseGov10.4