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How to make the little 2 overscore for squared in Word
Thread poster: David Jessop

David Jessop  Identity Verified
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Nov 21, 2004

This seems like something I should know but I can't figure out how to make the little "2" over score to indicate that something is squared in Word 2002. Anyone remember this off the top of your head?

Thanks.

David


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Shortcut Nov 21, 2004

Hi David,
Not sure if this works on your system (as I use a German keyboard), but ² works using Alt Gr 2. Alternatively, type "2", highlight it and use Ctrl +.

HTH, Ralf

[Edited at 2004-11-21 16:26]

[Edited at 2004-11-21 16:27]


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Claudia Iglesias  Identity Verified
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in Spanish Nov 21, 2004

it's "Formato" "Fuente" "efectos" "superíndice".

Hope it helps

Claudia


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Klaus Herrmann  Identity Verified
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² Nov 21, 2004

AltGR + 2, Alt-Ctrl-2 or Alt-0178 should work an any program. And there's always Charmap.exe for more the occasional use.

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Kit Cree  Identity Verified
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instructions Nov 21, 2004

hi david,
someone shoed me how to do it too....

go to the right of the top toolbar. there should be a tiny arrow pointing downwards, press it, choose add and remove buttons and then formatting. what you're looking for should appear on the list.
good luck
kit


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David Jessop  Identity Verified
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Thanks! Nov 21, 2004

Claudia, thanks, that worked! And thanks to the rest of you for the help.

Best,

David


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Arroger
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here is another one Nov 22, 2004

Hello.
in Word, go to format, then font, then click on superscript.
that's it.


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xxxCMJ_Trans
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and one more Nov 22, 2004

you can also find it under "Insert" and "Symbol"

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Rosseon
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Easy peasy...if that's how you spell it! Nov 25, 2004

Write, for example, M2 for metres sqaured.

Then highlight the figure 2 only, choose format Font from the Format menu and select Superscript from the options by clicking the check box.


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