“Until now, there was no way to create simple underlined text in Illustrator, other than the method I quoted above. Again, thatís until now. Full credit for discovering a handy trick for creating underlined text in Illustrator (or at least for discovering it, reading about my frustration, then letting me know about it) goes to Phil Oye. He documented his discovery just a little over a month ago. Iíll expand on his explanation here.”