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Superscript and subscript

Superscript is indicated by surrounding carets ^, and subscript text by surrounding tildes ~ after a preceding space.

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To avoid spaces around the super- and subscripted text, square brackets have to be used. The above example then should be rewritten as:

Global warming in the 21[^st^] century is mostly caused by CO[~2~] in the atmosphere.

or a chemical formula:

Calcium borate: Ca[~3~](BO[~3~])[~2~]

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