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W3C Recommendation


Defines subscript text. Subscript text appears half a character below the baseline.

Overview Table

DOM Interface HTMLElement

This element must be used only to mark up typographical conventions with specific meanings. For the purely visual formatting of content to your liking, use CSS.


This example uses the SUB element to change some of the text to a subscript font.


Related specifications

Specification Status Related Changes
HTML 5.1 W3C Working Draft
HTML 5 W3C Recommendation
HTML 4.01 W3C Recommendation

See also

Other articles

Related pages (MSDN)

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