Just like superscripts, subscripts are also used to add some text in Adobe Illustrator. The subscript is right next to the text but some lower. You can add any number, symbol, or character and set it as a subscript.
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Make subscript in Adobe Illustrator – Video Tutorial
You can also watch the below video tutorial to learn how to do/make subscripts in Adobe Illustrator with just a single click through the character panel.
Under the Character panel, you can find the subscript option available in Illustrator. You can select the text that you want to make subscript and then from the character panel, select subscript and the selected text or number will be subscript and will appear next and below the text.
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If you are new or don’t have any idea to subscript in Adobe Illustrator, then you are at the right place. In this tutorial, you will learn how to subscript in Adobe Illustrator.
So let’s start.
Do Subscript in Adobe Illustrator 2022
To make a subscript in Illustrator, select the text, then go to the Character panel and select Subscript. The selection will be in subscript in Illustrator.
Following are the detailed steps to do a subscript in Adobe Illustrator.
Step 1: Grab the Type Tool from the toolbar. You can also press T from the keyboard to use the Type Tool in Illustrator.
Step 2: Type the desired text using the Type Tool anywhere on the artboard.
Step 3: Select the part that you want to make subscript using the Selection Tool. You can grab the Selection Tool from the left toolbar or press V to activate the Selection Tool.
Step 4: From the Character panel, click on more options. You can find the character panel under the Properties on the right side of the workspace as you select the text.
Step 5: Select the Subscript option from the Character panel.
The selected text will be subscript.
You have learned to do Subscript in Adobe Illustrator
In this tutorial, you have learned how to do subscripts in Adobe Illustrator. You can subscript any number, symbol, or character using the Character panel in Adobe Illustrator. In the same way, you can also make superscript as the superscript option is available with the subscript in the Character panel.
Have More Questions?
If you have any questions related to subscripts or superscripts in Adobe Illustrator, you can ask in the comment section below. We have also answered some most frequently asked questions below.
Subscript shortcut in Illustrator
The shortcut key for the subscript in Illustrator is Alt+Shift+Ctrl+=.
Superscript shortcut in Illustrator
The shortcut key for the superscript in Illustrator is Ctrl+Shift+=.
All Done! Enjoy.