How To Write Exponents In Google Docs

Having trouble entering an exponent in Google Docs? Do you ever spend more time trying to figure out how to enter symbols like mathematical equations and other non-text symbols? Does using Google Docs occasionally look too difficult?

If that’s so, you are not by yourself. Inserting exponents and other similar special characters into documents on this platform frequently causes problems for users if you are not properly guided.

It’s likely that you will sometimes really have to insert superscripts and subscripts in your Google Docs work if you produce professional or academic publications. Fortunately, we’re here to show you how to incorporate an exponent in your Google Doc quickly and easily without any stress.

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What Are Exponents In Google Docs

Footnotes, page notes, copyright, and trademark symbols are frequently denoted with an exponent in the form of superscript or subscript, Although less prevalent, subscripts can also be used in science and math, particularly when typesetting equations.

Whatever the reason, there are a number of techniques available to you if you need to add a superscript or subscript. Pick the one that is convenient for you 

How to do exponents on Google docs

There are a variety of ways to do exponents either in the form of subscripts or superscripts in google docs depending on the type of exponent you need.

How to put Exponents on google docs

Whatever the reason, there are a number of techniques available to you if you need to add a superscript or subscript. Pick the one that is convenient for you. 

  • Enter the text you want to become a superscript or subscript  in Google Docs.
  • Choose the text snippet you want to edit.
  • Pick “Format” from the menu.
  • Select “Text” from the drop-down menu, and afterwards, based on your preference, click either “Superscript” or “Subscript.” The content in the document should display with the appropriate formatting.
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How to use keyboard keys in Google Docs to add a superscript or subscript

Another quick keyboard shortcut that you may use to format chosen text as a superscript or subscript is, however, one that you must understand in order to be effective:

  • Enter Ctrl + in Windows, in superscript. (The period key and Ctrl). It’s Command + on a Mac. (Press the period key and Command).
  • Command + on a Mac. (Press the period key and Command). Windows users should hit Ctrl +, (Ctrl and the comma key). That’s Command + on a Mac (Command and the comma key).

How to use special characters to add a superscript or subscript in Google Docs

Google Docs allows you to input special characters; this feature is useful for including a copyright or trademark emblem

  • Put the cursor where you wish to place the special character in your Google Doc.
  • Select “Special characters” from the “Insert” menu.
  • A drop-down menu will appear; select “Superscript” or “Subscript” there.
  • Click the desired symbol after finding it. It ought to start showing up in the Google Doc right away.
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