Is there a keyboard shortcut for "to the power of" signs?

Example: ²

  • In which program/editor? – Schwesi Nov 27 '16 at 8:18
  • In any sort of text field, in general. – Krieger Nov 27 '16 at 8:21
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    I think these are program specific shortcuts. For gedit for example see this question: askubuntu.com/questions/484080/… – Schwesi Nov 27 '16 at 8:22
  • I looked into that and it does not answer my question. – Krieger Nov 27 '16 at 8:24

You can use specific set of UTF-8 characters for entering sub/super scripts. Process is simple:

  1. Hit Ctrl+Shift+U
  2. Type out 00b2 ( that's zero-zero-b-2)
  3. Hit space or Enter key and you will have a superscript for power 2.

Like this ². Of course you will have to substitute appropriate utf character code for other subscripts

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