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Re: Superscripts and subscripts in a text cell?

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  • Subject: [mg47743] Re: [mg47724] Superscripts and subscripts in a text cell?
  • From: Tomas Garza <tgarza01 at prodigy.net.mx>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 04:15:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200404230631.CAA03270@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Whatever type of cell you are in (input or text), you can write superscripts
using Ctrl-6, and subscripts using Ctrl-"-" (i.e., Ctrl-dash). For example,
to get x^2 type x Ctrl-6 2, and to get x with subscript 2 type x Ctrl-dash
2.

Tomas Garza
Mexico City
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Typinski" <nospam at nospam.net>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg47743] [mg47724] Superscripts and subscripts in a text cell?


> I know I can get superscripts into in a text cell by using the Basic
> Typesetting pallette button... but how can I get subscripts in there?
>
> The "Format -> Face" and "Format -> Choose Font" menu items seem to
> provide selection options for everything except sub- and superscripts.
>
> I know that inside an input cell, subscripts are not symbols, but
> rather expressions.  Okay, fine.  But what of the text in a text cell?
>
> Thanks for any help.
> --
> Dave Typinski
> http://home.alltel.net/trapezium
>
>



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