How to put subscripts in Word

The best Word tricks: learn to add subscripts and superscripts the easiest way

Let's see how to put subscripts in Word, he well-known program Microsoft word processing software used daily by millions of users around the world. And it is that Microsoft Word hides many functions and tools that not everyone knows, so it is highly recommended to go to our word tricks to discover all its secrets. Although one of the most requested questions is how to put subscripts and superscripts in Word, so that your scientific or school texts are represented correctly. the best way possible. Let's see how to put subscripts and superscripts in words.

Word: how to put subscripts and superscripts

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Keyboard shortcut or Word menu?

To put both subscripts and superscripts in Word we can choose two different methods, either by keyboard shortcut or through tools menu of the word processing program. Below we detail the two methods so that you can choose the one that works best for you when writing.

How to put subscripts in Word

For put a subscript In Word, you will only have to write the usual word. For example, if you want to write the formula for water, write H2O. Now highlights the character or characters that you want to modify to subscript and press the following keyboard shortcut: “CTRL+Shift+0", without the quotes. The “zero” is the one on the standard keyboard, not the numeric one.

How to put subscripts in Word

Of course, depending on the version of Word you have, it is possible that the key combination is: “CTRL+and+=", without the quotes.

You can also use the word menus to put a subscript; follow the following steps:

  1. Write the word containing the subscript in standard form.
  2. Highlight the character What do you want to change?
  3. In older versions of Word access Format – Source; in the most current versions of Word access Tools – Home – Format – Font.

Within Fountain you will find the subscript icon; Press to change the selected character.

How to put superscripts in Word

For put a superscript In Word, you will only have to write the usual word. For example, if you want to type square kilometers, type Km2. Now highlights the character or characters that you want to modify to superscript and press the following keyboard shortcut: “CTRL”+“and”+“+”. The “+” is the one to the left of the Enter key on the keyboard, not the numeric one.

How to put subscripts in Word

You can also use the word menus to put a superscript; follow the following steps:

  1. Write the word containing the superscript in standard form.
  2. Highlight the character What do you want to change?
  3. In older versions of Word access Format – Source; in the most current versions of Word access Tools – Home – Format – Font.

Within Fountain you will find the superscript icon; Press to change the selected character.

Now you know how to put both subscripts and superscripts in your Word texts, either through keyboard shortcuts or through the program's menus.

How to put subscripts in Word

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