This tutorial will demonstrate the shortcut to add superscript and subscript in Excel.
What is Superscript and Subscript?
Superscript is when the character is towards the top of the words as shown here.
Subscript is when the character is towards the bottom of the words as shown here.
Superscript and Subscript Shortcuts
Let’s apply superscript formatting to the data below:
- Hold down CTRL + SHIFT + F to open the Font Tab of the Format Cells Dialog Box. (Note: the Format Cells Dialog Box can also be opened with shortcut CTRL + 1).
- Press and Hold ALT + E, which will check the Superscript checkbox.
3. Press ENTER and your text will have superscript formatting:
Perform the same steps as above, except instead of pressing ALT + E, press ALT + B
The final text, formatted as subscript, will look like this: