The <overline> element indicates content that is rendered with a line above it. This element is part of the highlighting domain. Use this element only when a more semantically appropriate element is not available.


Style sheets can be used to format the <overline> element differently, just like any other element can be restyled. Thus, it is not the case that content in <overline> elements will necessarily be rendered with a line above.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


+ topic/ph hi-d/overline


<p>Overline: <overline><i>x</i></overline> is the 
average value of<i>x<sub>i</sub></i></p>


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group and @outputclass.

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