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A lot of people find out difficult to work with numbers while using a word processor. Google provides its users with hundreds of keyboard combinations to increase productivity within Google Drive and Google Docs. And fortunately, Google offers different ways to insert a superscript or subscript in Google Docs. And do you know the difference between superscript and subscript? Well, superscript is when a certain word, letter, or symbol is displayed above the rest of the line, while subscript appears at or below the baseline.
What is the subscript in Google Docs used for?
- To write a particular scientific formula, in your text. For example, this is water: H2O
- To describe different versions of the same variable in mathematics.
- To represent an element in an array in computer programming.
So, I think it might be great to share the instructions on how to do subscript and superscript in Google Doc.
How to do the script in Google Doc?
- To superscript text, press “Ctrl+.” (Ctrl+period) keys on Windows and “⌘+.” (Command+Period) keys on Mac OS X.
- To subscript text, press “Ctrl+,” (Ctrl+Comma) keys on Windows and “⌘+,” (Command+Comma) keys on Mac OS X.
Using special tools
This is the basic way to add a superscript and subscript that involves using the toolbar at the top of your document.
- Highlight the text by dragging your cursor over the section of your document that should be superscripted.
- Click on the “Format” menu at the top and hover the cursor over the “Text” option.
- Then select the option for “Superscript” or “Subscript”
So, if you follow these steps, you will successfully insert a superscript or subscript.
Using special characters chart
The special characters chart available in Google Docs comprises a set of superscript and subscript characters to use. If you forget the keyboard combinations to add a special superscript or subscript, then this set might be used.
- First of all, choose the part of your document where you want to paste a subscripted special character. Then find the “Insert” button on the toolbar and select “Special Characters in a drop-down menu.
- If you choose “Special Characters,” a pop-up chart will appear on your screen. Then use the search box in the top left corner and type in “Subscript.” When you find a character that you need just click on the symbol. A subscript character will be inserted where your cursor is placed.
Using the special characters chart for superscript.
- Place your cursor where you would like to insert the character. Find the toolbar at the upper part of the page and click on the button “Insert. There a drop-down menu will appear on your screen with a list of insert options where you click on the button “Special Characters.”
- Then select, “Special Characters” and a pop-up chart will appear on the page. In the search box, type “Superscript” and you will gain access to all characters. To use a character just click on the icon and it will appear wherever your cursor is placed.
Therefore, there are different ways to do subscript and superscript in Google Docs; you can choose whatever you like.