How to subscript and superscript in Google Docs?

A subscript and superscript in Google Docs is a character or characters that are slightly below or above the normal line. It is used to place the proprietary trademark or copyright symbols, for mathematical formulas and equations, among other uses. There are two ways to use the feature in Google Docs.

You can either click Format, Text and select Subscript or Superscript.


You may also use the following shortcuts:

  • “CTRL + period” for superscript.
  • “CTRL + comma” for subscript.

It can be applied to a highlighted text or activated and deactivated before and after typing.

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