This is a quick one… I was struggling to figure out how to make a “meters squared” using the exponent as opposed to spelling it out or m^2 (notice how I am too lazy to get LiveWriter to give me the exponent).
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In the label style composer text component editor, type 2^
Then select the 2^, right click and choose STACK
Note that ^2 would give you a subscript.Â
For those who may not know, this technique is also applicable to MTEXT.
Good one Dana. It’s a quick simple one, but I think there are many people out there who are unaware of this one.
Good post, Dana. That’s good for practically any number.
For outside of the CAD environment (and occasionally within), I often use keystroke characters for the common ones, like mÂ². With quite a number of fonts (including the common ones like Arial and Times New Roman), using Alt-0178 produces Â², Alt-0179 produces Â³ and Alt-0176 produces Â°. There’s also Â¼, Â½ and Â¾ (Alt-0188, Alt-0189 and Alt-0190 respectively), as well as Alt-0216 (Ã˜) and Alt-0177 (Â±). To my knowledge, these work in any program as long as the current font has the character. I’ve got a short list of favourites next to my monitor.