HTML's SUP

Tim Powys-Lybbe tim at powys.org
Sun May 28 12:24:12 BST 2017


> On 27 May 2017, at 5:01 pm, Tim Hill <tim at timil.com> wrote:
> 
> In article <5642c25e44chris at chris-johnson.org.uk>, cj
> <chris at chris-johnson.org.uk> wrote:
>> In article <A8BCDC15-DF7C-4389-AAA8-10595035D4CE at powys.org>, Tim
>>   Powys-Lybbe <tim at powys.org> wrote:
>>> Hi,
> 
>>> I've just found that the SUP HTML command does not superimpose in
>>> Netsurf 3.3, so I got the latest versio, 3.6, nor in that, finally I
>>> read the advice and got last night's 4088 build and it still didn't,
>>> so I wonder if this is something that I have not read about.  Is
>>> <SUP> not a recognised modern feature?
> 
>> I have a feeling that SUP (and SUB) have never been implemented. I had
>> a lot of trouble when making chemistry related web pages years ago.
> 
> I find that both <sup> and a defined CSS class ("super") both render
> superscripts correctly in 3.7 #4085.
> 
> www.timil.com/temp/superscript.htm


Ah, that suggests that SUP works correctly within CSS but not within old-fashioned simple HTML, which is what I use.

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Tim Powys-Lybbe                                                           tim at powys.org
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