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.

Children

The following elements occur in subscript: text, inlinemediaobject, phrase (db._phrase), replaceable, subscript, superscript.

See Also

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example subscript</title>

<para>Thirsty?  Have some H<subscript>2</subscript>O.
</para>

</article>

Thirsty? Have some H2O.