# Help on word

1. Apr 3, 2004

### hecate

i have to type up some molecules, and i don't know how to make the numbers smaller. for some reason, i can't make the 2 in HgCl2 small. can anyone help me?

2. Apr 4, 2004

### himanshu121

2 to get subscript

$$HgCl_2$$
Click on The Graphic Above to get the LaTeX code

or

HgCl2

Last edited: Apr 4, 2004
3. Apr 4, 2004

### thunderfvck

In Word? Like the program?

You press ctrl = to do a subscript. Highlight what you want subscripted first.

To make a superscript press ctrl shift =.

4. Apr 4, 2004

### Monique

Staff Emeritus
Or select the text you want to change, go into the fonts menu and there'll find the boxes to click for sub or superscript.