Create Superscript and Subscript Text in AutoCAD


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Creating superscript and subscript text

When it comes to creating multiline text, there's one formatting option that's very helpful, but it's not very easy to find. That's because there isn't a button for it anywhere. I'm speaking about superscript and subscript text. In this lesson we are going to learn how to create these raised and lowered characters. On my screen I have some examples of superscript text. Superscript text is typically used in formulas or exponential notation. It's also used as a shorthand method of representing position or dates. The trick to creating superscript text is using the caret key.

Let me show you what I mean. I would like to represent this number, 5,900,000, in scientific notation. So I'll double click to edit this text and I will all type 5.9 times 10 to the sixth power. To raise the six I'm going to enter a caret symbol. I will do that by pressing Shift+6. I will then drag to select this text, I'll right-click and I'll choose Stack, and then I'll cl...

Creating superscript and subscript text
Video duration: 3m 18s 3h 48m Intermediate

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Creating superscript and subscript text provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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