# Command/overbar

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## Syntax (autogenerated)

\overbar{...} | |

instance of \bar |

## Syntax

\overbar{...} | |

{...} | text |

## Description

Draw a continuous bar above the lines of the text.

## Example

\setuppapersize[A5] \overbar{This is an example. $c = \sqrt{a^2 + b^2}$} \overbar{\input ward}

## New usage in math mode as of 2017-09-26

\overbar might give unexpected results in math mode. Use `\overline` instead.

## See also

`\overbar`for a continuous rule above every line.`\overbars`for a rule above every word.`\overstrike`for a continuous rule through every line.`\overstrikes`for a rule through every word.`\underbar`for a continuous rule under every line.`\underbars`for a rule under every word.

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