subscript

subscript — A subscript (as in H₂O, the molecular formula for water).

Synopsis

subscript ::=

Description

A subscript identifies text that is to be displayed as a subscript when rendered.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. Subscripts are usually printed in a smaller font and shifted down with respect to the baseline.

Parents

These elements contain subscript: abbrev, accel, acronym, address, application, arg, artpagenums, attribution, authorinitials, bibliocoverage, biblioentry, biblioid, bibliomisc, bibliomixed, bibliomset, bibliorelation, biblioset, bibliosource, bridgehead, buildtarget, caption (db.html.caption), citation, citebiblioid, citetitle, city, classname, classsynopsisinfo, code, command, computeroutput, confdates, confnum, confsponsor, conftitle, constant, contractnum, contractsponsor, contrib, country, database, description, edition, email, emphasis (db._emphasis), emphasis (db.emphasis), entry, enumidentifier, enumitemdescription, enumname, enumvalue, envar, errorcode, errorname, errortext, errortype, exceptionname, fax, filename, firstname, firstterm (db._firstterm), firstterm (db.firstterm), foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), foreignphrase (db.foreignphrase), funcdef, funcparams, funcsynopsisinfo, function, givenname, glosssee, glossseealso, glossterm (db._glossterm), glossterm (db.glossterm), guibutton, guiicon, guilabel, guimenu, guimenuitem, guisubmenu, hardware, holder, honorific, initializer, interfacename, issuenum, jobtitle, keycap, keycode, keysym, label, lineage, lineannotation, link, literal, literallayout, macroname, manvolnum, markup, mathphrase, member, meta (db.meta.content), methodname, modifier, mousebutton, msgaud, msglevel, msgorig, olink, option, optional, orgdiv, orgname, otheraddr, othername, package, pagenums, para, paramdef, parameter, personname, phone, phrase (db._phrase), phrase (db.phrase), pob, postcode, primary, primaryie, productname, productnumber, programlisting, prompt, property, publishername, quote (db._quote), quote (db.quote), refdescriptor, refentrytitle, refmiscinfo, refname, refpurpose, releaseinfo, remark, replaceable, returnvalue, revnumber, revremark, screen, secondary, secondaryie, see, seealso, seealsoie, seeie, seg, segtitle, seriesvolnums, shortaffil, simpara, specializedtemplate, state, street, subscript, subtitle, superscript, surname, symbol, synopsis, synopsisinfo, systemitem, tag, td, template, templatename, term, termdef, tertiary, tertiaryie, th, title, titleabbrev, tocentry, token, trademark, type, typedefname, unionname, uri, userinput, varname, volumenum, wordasword, year.

Children

The following elements occur in subscript: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

See Also

Related elements: equation, informalequation, inlineequation, superscript.

Examples

1<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example subscript</title>
 
<para>Thirsty?  Have some H<subscript>2</subscript>O.
5</para>
 
</article>

Thirsty? Have some H2O.