Subsuperscript[x, y, z]
is an object that formats as .


  • To enter a subsuperscript in a notebook, use either Ctrl+_ to begin a regular subscript or Ctrl+^ to begin a regular superscript. After typing the first script, use Ctrl+% to move to the opposite script position. Ctrl+Space moves out of the subscript or superscript position.
  • Subsuperscript[x, y, z] formats as in StandardForm and TraditionalForm.
  • In InputForm, Subsuperscript[x, y, z] formats literally as Subsuperscript[x, y, z].
  • The baseline of Subsuperscript[x, y, z] is taken to be the baseline of x.
  • Subsuperscript[x, y, z] is usually output with y and z in a smaller font than x.
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