To superscript text in Microsoft Word, follow these steps:

  1. Select the Text:
    • Highlight the text you want to format as superscript using your mouse.
  2. Use the Ribbon:
    • Go to the “Home” tab on the Ribbon.
    • In the “Font” group, find the “X²” (which represents superscript) and click it.
    • Alternatively, you can use the keyboard shortcut:
      • Windows: Ctrl + Shift + + (plus sign)
      • Mac: Command + Shift + + (plus sign)
  3. Review the Applied Formatting:
    • The selected text will now be formatted as superscript, appearing above the baseline.

Additional Tips:

  • If you want to remove the superscript formatting, follow the same steps. Select the text, go to the “Home” tab, click the “X²” superscript button again, or use the keyboard shortcut.
  • You can apply superscript to individual characters, numbers, or entire words.
  • Superscript is commonly used for mathematical notations, exponents, and in various scientific and technical contexts.
  • The specific layout and options might vary slightly depending on your version of Microsoft Word, but superscript is a common and widely supported formatting feature.

These steps should help you easily format text as superscript in your Microsoft Word document.

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