## superscript

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

superscript ::=

## Description

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.

### Parents

These elements contain superscript: .

### Children

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

Related elements: subscript.

## Examples

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

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

</article>

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