Superscript and Subscript are those characters that are written above or below the line of typing. Superscript is very small letters written just above the line of text and Subscript is very small letters written just below the line of text. Learn how to add superscript and subscript in Google docs and also insert in Google docs mobile app.
These characters mainly used in typing exponents mathematical, chemical formulas, etc. It is simple and easy to do superscript and subscript in Google docs.
How to add superscript in Google docs
- Firstly, you have to select and highlight the text that you want to make superscript Or directly place the cursor where you want to start superscript
- Then Go to Menu bar
- Click Format then go to Text now click Superscript as shown below
Now you can write the normal text into superscript
Shortcut for superscript in Google docs
Select the text which you want to convert into superscript and use ( Ctrl + . ) shortcut on Windows to convert OR you can directly use shortcut without highlighting the text.
Also Read : Check Word Count on Google Docs
Insert subscript in Google docs
To add subscript, the process is very similar to add like superscript
Firstly, you have to select the text that you want to make subscript
Then Go to Menu bar
Click Format then go to Text now click Subscript as shown below
Now you can convert the normal text into subscript
Shortcut for subscript Google docs
Select the text which you want to convert into subscript and use ( Ctrl + , ) on Windows to convert it Or you can directly use shortcut without highlighting the text.
Superscript in Google docs mobile
There is an easy way to put subscript and superscript in Google docs mobile app.
Open Google docs mobile App, Click the Edit button on the bottom right corner
Write your necessary text in the text editor and highlight the text which you want to convert, then tap Format button at the top in the toolbar
Tap Text, from the menu bar tap X2 for superscript and X2 for subscript, below is the screenshot