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Excel Subscripts?

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by eq1987, Jan 27, 2005.

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  1. eq1987

    eq1987 Thread Starter

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    Hey, does anyone know the quick way to add subscripts in Excel?
     
  2. ddockstader

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    Type in the text you want, then highlight just the part you want subscripted. Select FORMAT > CELLS > and then check Subscript. You can't use it in any calculations, but it does give a printable subscript.
     
  3. eq1987

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    Thanks for the reply; however, I was looking for the hotkeys? Do you know them? I thought it was Alt + = sign, but apparently that's only for MS Word.
     
  4. ddockstader

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    I think you're out of luck. Try as Bill might, he can't make a consistent user interface among all the various Office components, primarily because they do different things. Word works on streams of characters, hence the useful hot keys for changing fonts and character types as you type. Excel works on cells. I thought I might be able to write a macro, but macros work on cells, not characters within cells. I believe the same will hold true for VBA. Fonts and font characteristics can be set for characters, but not dynamically as with hot keys.
     
  5. eq1987

    eq1987 Thread Starter

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    Hmmm, I was doing it once. Perhaps it was a different version(i did on someone elses computer)?
     
  6. kiwiguy

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    Hotkeys work in Word, but not in recent versions of Excel (unsure about earlier version)
     
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    Hiya

    Moved to Business Applications

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