Apply or remove strikethrough text formatting

You can use this procedure to apply strikethrough formatting to text in a document. You can follow the same steps to remove strikethrough formatting.

Note: If you're looking for information about using tracked changes and comments, see Track changes in Word.

Apply or remove single-line strikethrough formatting

  1. Select the text that you want to format.

  2. On the Home tab, in the Font group, click Strikethrough.

    Strikethrough on the Home tab

Apply or remove double-line strikethrough formatting

  1. Select the text that you want to format.

  2. On the Home tab, click the Font Dialog Box Launcher, and then click the Font tab.

    font dialog box launcher

  3. Select the Double strikethrough check box.

    To remove double-like strikethrough formatting, select the text, and then click Strikethrough twice in the Font group on the Home tab.

    Strikethrough on the Home tab

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