Text Formatting Using Subscript

This topic in Microsoft Word Tutorial will teach you how to do Text Formatting Using Subscript.

When do you need Text Formatting Using Subscript? Subscripts are normally used in mathematical, statistical or scientific notations. Subscripts are texts that are compressed downward next to the normal texts.

How to create Subscript in Word? One method is to do the text formatting while we are typing the word, phrase or paragraph that we wish to convert to Subscript. Second method is to do the formatting after we have finished typing the word, phrase or paragraph through text block.

In the first method, press this Text Formatting Using Subscript icon found in the Formatting Toolbar to activate Subscript before starting to type the word, phrase or paragraph and again press the same icon after completing the word, phrase or paragraph that has to be converted to Subscript.

The second method is useful when you want to do the formatting (Subscript, in this topic) after the word, phrase or paragraph has already been typed. In this case, you will have to create a block of the word, phrase or paragraph and press this Text Formatting Using Subscript icon. You can refer to the topic Cut Copy Paste Delete in Word for creating a block of text.

Given below are examples of text requiring Text Formatting Using Subscript and a series of text that have a few Subscripted characters.

Text not using Subscript (Bold)

  • 9C5 x 8C7 x 9C6 x 8C6 x 9C7 x 9C5
  • 4(a1 + a2 + a3 + a4 + a5) = (a6 + a7 + a8 + a9 + a10)

Text Formatting Using Subscript and Superscript in Bold and Red Color

  • 9C5 x 8C7 x 9C6 x 8C6 x 9C7 x 9C5
  • 4(a1 + a2 + a3 + a4 + a5) = (a6 + a7 + a8 + a9 + a10)

Now, I am sure you have become familiar with converting a text or some characters with Text Formatting Using Subscript.

When you are ready, we shall proceed to the next text formatting topic...