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subscripts / superscripts

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What is the recommended way I should represent subscripts and
superscripts in my HTML doc? I cannot seem to find a ̉ like code
in the list of decimal codes to use to represent special characters.

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Jul 20 '05 #1
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D. Alvarado wrote:
What is the recommended way I should represent subscripts
and superscripts in my HTML doc? I cannot seem to find a
̉ like code in the list of decimal codes to use to
represent special characters.


Not sure if you're looking for this:
m<sup>2</sup> and O<sub>2</sub>
?

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Jul 20 '05 #2

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D. Alvarado wrote:
What is the recommended way I should represent subscripts and
superscripts in my HTML doc? I cannot seem to find a ̉ like code
in the list of decimal codes to use to represent special characters.


http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/text.html#edef-SUB

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Jul 20 '05 #3

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On 30 Jun 2004, D. Alvarado wrote:
What is the recommended way I should represent subscripts and
superscripts in my HTML doc?
Digits or letters?
I cannot seem to find a ̉ like code
in the list of decimal codes to use to represent special characters.


¹ ² ³ are pretty safe even on suitable
Macintosh browsers:
<http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/temp/mozilla.gif>
However, broken browsers do exist:
<http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/temp/icab.gif>

The other digits
<http://ppewww.ph.gla.ac.uk/~flavell/unicode/unidata20.html>
are unreliable. You better use <sub> and <sup>.

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Jul 20 '05 #4

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