Superscript (Excel Shortcut)


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Superscript is a text formatting used to move any text or numeric values Slightly above the rest of the text in the cell.

Superscript in Excel can be used to present the copyright & trademark and other symbols like @, RM, *, mathematical equations Sqm2, cm2, and ordering sequences like 1st, and 2nd.

Keyboard Shortcut for Superscript in the Excel

In Excel, to use the Superscript, the user has to follow the combination of the below keys as Excel does not have any default shortcut defined for this.

Ctrl +1, and then, Alt + EEnter

Steps to Use Superscript Using Keyboard Shortcut

  1. First, double-click on the cell and select only the text that you want to use as Superscript.
  2. After that, press the “Ctrl + 1” keys and you will get the “Format cells” dialog box opened.
  3. Now, press the “Alt + E” keys to move the selection to checkmark the Superscript option.
  4. In the end, press the “Enter” key and your selected text will be moved slightly above the rest of the characters in the cell.
Last Updated: January 10, 2024