How to Strike Through Text in Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook supports crossing through selected lines of text using the strike-through button found under the Format Text tab. Use double strike-through formatting using the Font dialog box.

Single Line

Step

Highlight a word or line of text while composing a message.

Highlight text.
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Apply strikethrough formatting.
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Step

Open the Format Text tab, and then click the abc (strikethrough) icon in the Font group.

Double Line

Step

Open the Format Text tab and then click the small arrow-shaped icon in the Font group.

Open Font dialog box.
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Apply double strikethrough formatting.
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Step

Check the box next to Double strikethrough and then click OK.