How To Do Subscript In Google Docs [Full Guide]

Hello readers, do you want to know how to do subscript in google docs  in easy steps? If yes then we have good news for you. We wrote this article for all of you and here we are going to share working ways to do subscript in google docs that will surely help you. Read this full article to know everything about it.

Easy Ways to Do Subscript in Google Docs

How to Do Subscript In Google Docs

As we all know nowadays everyone is working from their homes. Even kids and students getting their projects and assignments ready from the home. And in assignments, there are a lot of formulas that we can not type normally. For those formulas, we need to use subscript in Google docs.

So in this article, I will tell you how to do subscript in Google Doc and some more short intros about subscript for example what is subscript? And where can we use subscript? So let’s not waste any more time and let’s get started with our topic.

What Is Subscript?

Subscript text is a text that displays below the other normal text or normal line. Sometimes it is very useful for us because when we are making projects or assignments or tests we must have to use this or else we can not even finish our assignment with half-completed formulas. And if you yet not getting about it then I will give you an example of subscript (H2o) here in this bracket as you can see I have added formula or water and without subscript, I would not be able to complete it because without subscript, it would look like this (H2O) as you can see when I wrote 2 as subscript it displayed below the text and without subscript, it was the same size of H. I hope now you have understood what is subscript. So now I will tell you where it can be more useful. So let’s get started.

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Where Subscript Can Be Useful?

 As I said above, everyone is working from home so that is why they have to make their assignments from their computer rather than a textbook. So writing simple assignments is easy on the computer. But writing mathematics or some assignments containing formulas are tough to write on the computer.

Because you have to do a lot of options to finish up with your formulas, etc. so subscript can be very useful for you while writing formulas in assignments. That was all about it, now we will talk about how to do subscript in Google Docs? So let’s not waste any more time and let’s get started.

How To Do Subscript In Google Docs?

I have already told you all about subscripts and now only that point is left to discuss where I will tell you how to add subscript. There are three methods to do subscript in Google Doc, now we will start from the first method of our article.

Method No.1- Do Subscript Using Format Section-

It is our first method, it is a manual method, there are no shortcuts to use, and if you have to do subscript in many words then this is a little time-consuming method. So let’s get started with this.

  1. Highlight the text you want to make subscript.
  2. Click on the format in the menu section.
  3. After that, select text and then select subscript in the options.
    How to Do Subscript In Google Docs
  4. Once you click on that your text will get converted to subscript.

How to Do Subscript In Google Docs

This is our first method, but you need to understand that you have to select format and text option after you have highlighted the text. So let’s go and start with the second method.

Method No.2- Add Subscript Using Keyboard Shortcut-

This method is the easiest ever method. You do not have to do anything, if you know the shortcut keys for that, you will add subscript in less than one second rather than doing it manually, you can use this shortcut keys to do subscript in any line or any text. So let’s get started with this easiest method. 

  1. Select or high the text or line in which you want to add subscript.
  2. Just go to your keyboard and press (CTRL + ,)
  3. Your subscript will get add in less than one second. 

That is it, I know this method is easier than any else method. And it is not just to press both buttons at a time you can press them right after another. But make sure you have to press CTRL first then you have to press (,) in other order it will not work. And if still, you are not so happy with these two methods I have one last and final method for you.

Method No.3- Add Subscript Using Special Character Charts-

This is the third and final method to add subscript in your text or line. Follow the following steps to make it work.

  1. Select insert then the special characters from the menu.
    How to Do Subscript In Google Docs
  2. In the search box type subscript and search for it.
    How to Do Subscript In Google Docs
  3. It will show you all the list of subscript characters you can choose any of them and add in your line or your text.

This was the third and final method. All the methods I have mentioned above are working flawlessly so use them any time you want. That was all for today. 

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Final Words : In this article, we have talked about subscript and how to do subscript in Google docs. I have provided three easy ways to do it in your Google docs in a few minutes. And if you have to add a lot of subscripts then I have told you about keyboard shortcut as well so you can finish your work in a few minutes. If still i have left anything else to answer just comment below and I will get to you as soon as possible. But follow my steps carefully and you will not face any kind of trouble in adding subscript. 


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