## 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.

### Children

The following elements occur in `superscript`: .

## See Also

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`
5`five of the most important mathematical constants.`
`</para>`
` `
`</article>`
```

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