Formatting Subscript, and Superscript in Text

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Need some help adding subscripts, and superscripts to text descriptions.
title("D_{0} D^{0}")
title(sprintf('D_{0} D^{0}'))
title(sprintf('D_{0} D^{0}')) applies the subscript, and superscript 0 to the title, however if I use sprintf without the title function the subscript, and superscript is not applied.
sprintf('D_{0} D^{0}')
ans = 'D_{0} D^{0}'

Answers (2)

Star Strider
Star Strider on 10 Oct 2021
Note that the sprintf call is not required for this, unless it is necessary to also print variables —
text(0.4, 0.4, sprintf('D_{0} D^{0}'))
text(0.6, 0.6, sprintf('$D_{0} D^{0}$'), 'Interpreter','latex')
text(0.5, 0.5, 'D_{0} D^{0}')
text(0.7, 0.7, '$D_{0} D^{0}$', 'Interpreter','latex')
Experiment to get different results.
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Star Strider
Star Strider on 22 Sep 2022
@Captain Karnage — The Live Editor () might be an option (I rarely use it) however the Command Window is restricted to the ASCII character set. So something like -40°C or e=mc² would appear as it does here, however what isn’t provided in a particular ASCII font wouldn’t be available.

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Giuseppe Degan Di Dieco
Giuseppe Degan Di Dieco on 19 May 2022
Hello Star Strider,
useful tip, as usual.
Thanks, and best!

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