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I'm typesetting a manuscript that is required to turn all \emph into underlines. But then I want to use the original definition of \emph for the list of references. How do I get \emph to behave like normal again?

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Another solution found in the manual is to use the \usepackage option [normalem], i.e., \usepackage[normalem]{ulem}. This is probably a better solution if you are using the package ulem just for line struck through word or some other feature, but want to use \emph as italics. I know this is not exactly your case, but may be useful for someone else.

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  • There is a huge benefit from using this approach. Without [normalem], each \emph appears as underlined non-italic text. This one preserves emph. +1
    – lmsasu
    Feb 22, 2023 at 5:50
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Declare \normalem at the appropriate point in the document body. (The correspondent macro to switch to "underlined" emphasis is \ULforem.)

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage{ulem}

\begin{document}

Some \emph{emphasised} text.

\normalem

Some \emph{emphasised} text.

\ULforem

Some \emph{emphasised} text.

\end{document}

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    I found @Vinicius dos Santos' approach more appropriate.
    – lmsasu
    Feb 22, 2023 at 5:50

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