superscript — A superscript (as in x², the mathematical notation for x multiplied by itself).


superscript ::=


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

Processing expectations

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


The following elements occur in superscript: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, 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, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

See Also

Related elements: equation, informalequation, inlineequation, subscript.


1<article xmlns=''>
<title>Example superscript</title>
<para>The equation e<superscript>πi</superscript> + 1 = 0 ties together
5five of the most important mathematical constants.

The equation eπi + 1 = 0 ties together five of the most important mathematical constants.