Citation Guide: Council of Science Editors (Citation-Sequence System)

In-Text Numbering Rules

CSE In-Text Numbering Rules are as follows:

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How to Superscript Numbers with Microsoft® Word 2007 or later

  1. Select the number you want to superscript
  2. Click on the superscript icon located in the font box (x2)
  3. Click on the superscript icon again to return to normal font

How to Superscript Numbers with Microsoft® Word 2003 or earlier

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