Citation Guide: Chicago Manual of Style (Notes System)

CMS In-Text Numbering Rules

CMS In-Text Numbering Rules are as follows:

Superscripting Numbers with Microsoft® Word

  1. Select Font on the tool bar Format drop-down menu and open the Font tab.
  2. Select the same font, size and style used in the rest of your document.
  3. Select automatic (for black) or another color choice from the Font color menu.
  4. Check the Superscript option in the Effects section.
  5. Click OK, return to your document and insert your superscript number.
  6. Once inserted, you must return to the Font dialogue box and uncheck the Superscript selection before entering any more text.
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