Typing Superscripts

Typing Superscript x^i

Type the symbol that will have the superscript.

Type .
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Create a superscript by pressing the Control key and the 6 key at the same time.

Press Ctrl+6 or Ctrl+^.
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Type the superscript into the placeholder (which is already selected).

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

Press Ctrl+Space.
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Typing Superscript x^(i j)

Type the symbol that will have the superscript.

Type .
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Create a superscript by pressing the Control key and the 6 key at the same time.

Press Ctrl+6 or Ctrl+^.
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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 , press Esc, type a comma, press Esc, and type .
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Get out of the superscript position down to the baseline by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.

Press Ctrl+Space.
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Typing Superscript x^(2⁣3)

Type the symbol that will have the superscript.

Type .
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Create a superscript by pressing the Control key and the 6 key at the same time.

Press Ctrl+6 or Ctrl+^.
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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 , press Esc, type a comma, press Esc, and type .
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Get out of the superscript position down to the baseline by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.

Press Ctrl+Space.
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Typing Superscript x^(n_i)

Type the symbol that will have the superscript.

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

Press Ctrl+6 or Ctrl+^.
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Type the superscript into the placeholder (which is already selected).

Type .
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Create a subscript of a superscript by pressing the Control key and the _ key at the same time.

Press Ctrl+_.
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Type .
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Press the Control key and the Space bar at the same time twice to get down to the baseline.

Press Ctrl+Space.
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Press Ctrl+Space.
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