Text Formatting Using Superscript

This topic in Microsoft Word Tutorial is devoted to teaching you how to do Text Formatting Using Superscript.

When do you need Text Formatting Using Superscript? Superscripts are normally used in mathematical, statistical or scientific notations, and date formats. Superscripts are texts that are compressed upward next to the normal texts.

How to create Superscript 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 Superscript. 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 Superscript icon found in the Formatting Toolbar to activate Superscript 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 superscript.

The second method is useful when you want to do the formatting (Superscript, 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 Superscript 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 Superscript and a series of text that have a few superscripted characters.

Text not using Superscript (Bold)

  • 2nd May 2005
  • 31st August 2005
  • x2 + y2 + 2ax + 2py - b2 - q2 = 0
  • (a - b)2 = (a + b)2 - 4ab

Text Formatting Using Superscript (Superscripted text in Bold and Red Color)

  • 2nd May 2005
  • 31st August 2005
  • x2 + y2 + 2ax + 2py - b2 - q2 = 0
  • (a - b)2 = (a + b)2 - 4ab

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

Keep up your momentum and, I am sure, you will be able to complete the Intermediate Level sooner than the Basic Level.

Right? Let us move on to the next text formatting topic...