Subscript Shortcut Google Docs


Subscripts are relatively small in size of the number or alphabet. Like: H₂O.

In this post we will learn how to apply Subscript shortcuts in Google docs. However the process of using Subscript in google docs are quite easy but sometimes people prefer to use shortcuts key instead of using general process. Here we are going to describe in both way, you can choose the easiest way to use subscript in google docs.

The first will be through the Google Docs and Slides Tools and the second will be through the use of Key Combinations.


  1. Select the element that will be the subscript.
  2. Then press the CTRL with key

To remove the subscript, you just have to select the subscript element and press the CTRL with key
With the use of format tab
  1. First of all write the base element and subscript together.
  2. Select the element that will be the subscript.
  3. Go to the Format tab.
  4. Select Text and click Subscript.

The Same process will be followed to apply Superscripts in Google docs. See this is how easy to use Subscripts and Superscripts.

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