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Superscripts

How to type

Type the symbol that will have the superscript.

Type x

Create a superscript by pressing the Control key and the 6 key (or the Caret key) at the same time.

Press 6 or ^

Type the superscript into the placeholder (which is already selected).

Type i

Move the insertion point out of the superscript position down to the baseline by pressing the Control and Space keys at the same time.

Press

How to type

See the example for to see how to avoid multiplying the two superscripts.

Type x, press ^

Type i, press , type j

Press

How to type

Create a placeholder in the superscript position.

Type x, press ^

To avoid multiplying the two superscripts, separate them with an invisible comma. To type the alias for an invisible comma, press the Escape key before and after typing a comma.

Type 2, press , type a comma, press , type 3

Get out of the superscript position up to the baseline with Control-Space.

Press

How to type

The first three steps create and fill in the superscript and its subscript.

Type x, press ^

Type n, press _

Type i

It takes two Control-Spaces to get down to the baseline.

Press twice