The <line-through> element indicates text that is rendered with a line struck through the content. This element is designed to enable authors to indicate a deletion or revision for rhetorical purpose; it is not intended to be used for indicating revisions. 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 <line-through> element differently, just like any other element can be restyled. Thus, it is not the case that content in <line-through> elements will necessarily be rendered with a line struck through.
See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.
+ topic/ph hi-d/line-through
<p>Line-through: DITA technology can be <line-through>maddening</line-through>a challenge to implement.</p>