# How do you type a subscript character?

### Table of Contents

- How do you type a subscript character?
- What is an example of a subscript?
- What is a superscript character?
- How do you read a subscript?
- How do you type a small th?
- How do you type a small 2?
- What does a subscript of 0 mean?
- What does it mean when a number has a subscript?
- How do you do subscript?
- What's the difference between a superscript and a subscript?
- What's the best way to type a subscript?
- Where are superscripts and subscripts located in Unicode?
- How to use subscript and superscript in datawrapper?

### How do you type a subscript character?

**To make text appear slightly above (superscript) or below (subscript) your regular text, you can use keyboard shortcuts.**

- Select the character that you want to format.
- For superscript, press Ctrl, Shift, and the Plus sign (+) at the same time. For subscript, press Ctrl and the Minus sign (-) at the same time.

### What is an example of a subscript?

Subscript is the text which a small letter/number is written after a particular letter/number. It hangs below its letter or number. It is used when writing chemical compounds. An example of subscript is **N2**.

### What is a superscript character?

Abbreviated as sup, a superscript is **a character(s) half the height of a standard character and printed higher than the rest of the text**. An example of superscript is shown below.

### How do you read a subscript?

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### How do you type a small th?

For superscript, simply press **Ctrl + Shift + +** (press and hold Ctrl and Shift, then press +). For subscript, press CTRL + = (press and hold Ctrl, then press =). Pressing the respective shortcut again will get you back to normal text. 5 comments on Handy Keyboard Shortcuts for Typing Superscript or Subscript in Windows.

### How do you type a small 2?

**Hold down Alt and key in 0178 and let go of Alt**. A superscript 2 will appear. Incidentally, if you needed 'cubed' instead of 'squared' then type 0179 and you'll get a superscript 3. In fact, this will work anywhere in Windows or online – even in Word.

### What does a subscript of 0 mean?

Commonly, variables with a zero in the subscript are referred to as the variable name followed by "**nought"** (e.g. v0 would be read, "v-nought"). Subscripts are often used to refer to members of a mathematical sequence or set or elements of a vector.

### What does it mean when a number has a subscript?

A subscript is a character, usually a letter or number, that's printed slightly below and to the side of another character. Subscripts are commonly used in chemical formulas. ... That's what subscript is for, to **set certain characters apart from others**.

### How do you do subscript?

**Use keyboard shortcuts to apply superscript or subscript**

- Select the text or number that you want.
- For superscript, press Ctrl, Shift, and the Plus sign (+) at the same time. For subscript, press Ctrl and the Equal sign (=) at the same time. (Do not press Shift.)

### What's the difference between a superscript and a subscript?

In many popular fonts the Unicode "superscript" and "subscript" characters are actually numerator and denominator glyphs. Unicode has subscripted and superscripted versions of a number of characters including a full set of Arabic numerals.

### What's the best way to type a subscript?

Tap the subscript character you want to type. Find and tap the subscript you want to type on the keyboard. This will instantly type the character you select here. You can use the " nabc " button on the bottom-right corner, and see more superscript and subscript characters. Thanks for submitting a tip for review!

### Where are superscripts and subscripts located in Unicode?

Superscripts and subscripts block. The most common superscript digits (1, 2, and 3) were in ISO-8859-1 and were therefore carried over into those positions in the Latin-1 range of Unicode. The rest were placed in a dedicated section of Unicode at U+2070 to U+209F.

### How to use subscript and superscript in datawrapper?

Here's an example of how subscript and superscript looks like in a Datawrapper chart: In Datawrapper, you can use subscripts and superscripts with Unicode characters that you can copy and paste into your data. To translate text into Unicode characters, use the Tiny Text Generator (external link) or copy the characters from the tables below.