Powers of Ten

  bswatts 22:15 03 Apr 2005
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My Open University tutorial DVD tells me that
10²° should be typed by holding down the shift+control keys to get the power of '20'. This does not work in Word for me! I got it by reference to the 'Character Map' ,which is a bit short on numbers ans this very laborious.
Any ideas?
Thanks

  VoG II 22:18 03 Apr 2005

Type in 1020

Select the 20, Format/Font, tick Superscript.

  BRYNIT 22:42 03 Apr 2005

Full list of shorcuts for word click here;en-us;290938 highlight

  BRYNIT 22:44 03 Apr 2005

Lets try again click here;en-us;290938

  BRYNIT 22:46 03 Apr 2005

Still didn't work just cut and paste into address bar.

support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;290938

  VoG II 22:59 03 Apr 2005
  Peter 00:24 04 Apr 2005

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If you type in the text you want, i.e. 1020 and then highlight the 20 you can make it super-script by then pressing the shift, the control and the + (the = key on the top line of the keyboard) keys all together. You should then end up with the result that you want.

Peter.

  bswatts 05:44 04 Apr 2005

Thanks to all who helped. Your answers worked!

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