Excel shortcuts

Shortcuts for Superscript in Excel

If you work with numbers and mathematical formulas in Microsoft Excel, you'll often need to format text as superscript or subscript. For example, if you type "10 squared" into a cell, you'll want the "2" to appear slightly above the rest of the text, as a superscript. Likewise, if you type "H2O" into a cell, you'll want the "2" to appear as a subscript, slightly below the rest of the text.

You could format text as superscript or subscript by using the Font dialog box, but there's an easier way. Just use these shortcut keys:

To format text as superscript in Excel:

  • Select the text that you want to format.
  • Press Ctrl+Shift+= (press and hold the Ctrl and Shift keys, then press the = key).

To format text as subscript in Excel:

  • Select the text that you want to format.
  • Press Ctrl+= (press and hold the Ctrl key, then press the = key).

You can also use these shortcut keys to quickly format numbers as superscript or subscript. For example, if you type "10 squared" into a cell, you can select the "2" and press Ctrl+Shift+= to format it as a superscript. Or, if you type "H2O" into a cell, you can select the "2" and press Ctrl+= to format it as a subscript.

If you want to format a whole number as superscript or subscript, you can use the Superscript and Subscript buttons on the Home tab. Just select the text or numbers that you want to format, then click the Superscript or Subscript button.

You can also use the Superscript and Subscript buttons to quickly format numbers as superscript or subscript. For example, if you type "10 squared" into a cell, you can select the "2" and click the Superscript button to format it as a superscript. Or, if you type "H2O" into a cell, you can select the "2" and click the Subscript button to format it as a subscript.

You can also use the Superscript and Subscript buttons on the Format tab to format text as superscript or subscript. Just select the text or numbers that you want to format, then click the Superscript or Subscript button.

You can also use the Superscript and Subscript buttons to quickly format numbers as superscript or subscript. For example, if you type "10 squared" into a cell, you can select the "2" and click the Superscript button to format it as a superscript. Or, if you type "H2O" into a cell, you can select the "2" and click the Subscript button to format it as a subscript.

You can also use the Superscript and Subscript buttons on the Insert tab to format text as superscript or subscript. Just select the text or numbers that you want to format, then click the Superscript or Subscript button.

You can also use the Superscript and Subscript buttons to quickly format numbers as superscript or subscript. For example, if you type "10 squared" into a cell, you can select the "2" and click the Superscript button to format it as a superscript. Or, if you type "H2O" into a cell, you can select the "2" and click the Subscript button to format it as a subscript.

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