Make text superscript or subscript

Superscript and subscript refer to numbers that are positioned slightly higher or slightly lower than the text on the line. For example, a scientific formula might use subscript text.


Superscript and subscript

Callout 1 Superscript
Callout 2 Subscript

Make text superscript or subscript

  1. Select the text that you want to format as superscript or subscript.
  2. Do one of the following:
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click Superscript. Or press CTRL+SHIFT+=.

The Superscript command in the Font group

  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click Subscript. Or press CTRL+=.

The Subscript command in the Font group

 
 
Applies to:
Word 2010