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How do I remove underlines on web pages?

by rcme70 / September 21, 2011 2:50 AM PDT

Can someone please tell me how to remove the double underlines from key words on web pages?

Thanks for any help

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Ad Blocking
by gargamel360 / September 22, 2011 5:22 PM PDT

....there are many, from AdBlock Plus for Firefox and its cousins on Chrome and Opera, or something like AdMucher, but that one would be overkill for just blocking browser ads like you want to do.

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Re: double underlines
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 22, 2011 5:27 PM PDT

Can you tell more?
- I never see such myself, so either you must visit other sites than I do or you must another program.
- And how could any program know what are keywords on a page? I mean: how can any program be so smart as to know that (in your post) 'someone' and 'remove' are keywords that should be underlined and 'underlines' and 'words' aren't?


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Really? Keyword Advertising,.....
by gargamel360 / September 23, 2011 6:08 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: double underlines have never seen these? Its a well established method of ad pop-ups. It looks like a link (highlighted & underlined), except it has 2 underlines instead of one, and as soon as you hover over the "link", an usually small pop-up appears.

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Why the moderators rarely see this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 23, 2011 6:14 AM PDT

If you follow the moderators they not only dispense advice about adblocks but most if not all use such things.

I guess somewhere there is someone that wants these adverts.

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Makes sense....
by gargamel360 / September 23, 2011 8:46 AM PDT

...if you eternally block ads, I suppose things like this never even enter into your browsing experience. I get both flavors of the Web, so I recognized the question right away, as I use 2 browsers, Fx is hardened with NoScript, ABP, and Request Policy, but with Opera, I just let the crap flow in. Grin
There really are people who like these ads.....but they are rare and elusive, like a Yeti Laugh

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Now I understand.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 23, 2011 7:32 AM PDT

The most effective way to remove them from a web-page is to edit that page, if you're the author and have access to the site.

But you might be succesfull by using a local css file in Firefox when viewing it.


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