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Double strikethrough in HTML

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I want to display double strikethrough in HTML. I can only find strikethrough but not double, how do I do that???
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<p style="text-decoration: line-through;">text here</p>
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This is just a single strikethrough. I need a double strikethrough.
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Wayne Barron earned 500 total points
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After a lot of research, it seems that Microsoft Word (And I am sure other Office programs as well)
Are the only ones that can do this.

This is the code for it, from Word.

<s style="text-line-through:double;">Test</s>

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This will only Render a single line through the word.
There is something wrong with the browsers that they cannot understand it.
As when I try to save the document out of word as .html format
It removes the Double and makes it a single and states that it is not supported in
Internet Explorer 4 and Netscape
(Using Word 2007 here, and it is giving that error, so that means that it was never fixed)

Sorry for the bad news.
Good Luck
Carrzkiss
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I explored a lot and found that double strikethrough is not possible in HTML, not even through CSS.
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by:Wayne Barron
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hello qwerty
That is what I stated in my post.
Word processing software seems to be the only ones that can render the double strikeout.

have a good one.
Carrzkiss
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by:KenTan85
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yup, thanks a lot carrzkiss.
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by:Wayne Barron
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Hey Ken.
Yep, this is one of those times that "Glad I could help" does not cut it.
Wish it could have been different outcome.

Have a good one.
Carrzkiss
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