Template:Su

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Purpose

Template for creating two smaller lines of text on one actual line, this can be used for scientific notations of uncertainty and physics symbols, such as nuclides and particles.

It was named after the <sup> and <sub> HTML tags, which share the first two letters of their name with this template. This template uses the third letter of the name of these tags, p and b, as the name of the argument that drives the output of the top and bottom line, respectively.

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Arguments

p The contents of the top line.
b The contents of the bottom line.
a The alignment of both lines (r for right, c for center aligned, default is left aligned)
w The size of the characters (f for fixed width (monospace), default is whatever the current font is)

Examples

Simple example: X{{su|p=a}}X{{su|b=b}}X{{su|p=a|b=b}}X

XaXbXabX

Left aligned (default): X{{su|p=aaaaa|b=b}}X{{su|p=a|b=bbbbb}}X

XaaaaabXabbbbbX

Right aligned: X{{su|a=r|p=aaaaa|b=b}}X{{su|a=r|p=a|b=bbbbb}}X

XaaaaabXabbbbbX

Center aligned: X{{su|a=c|p=aaaaa|b=b}}X{{su|a=c|p=a|b=bbbbb}}X

XaaaaabXabbbbbX

Smaller font: <small>X{{su|p=a}}X{{su|b=b}}X{{su|p=a|b=b}}X</small>

XaXbXabX

Larger font: <big>X{{su|p=a}}X{{su|b=b}}X{{su|p=a|b=b}}X</big>

XaXbXabX

Fixed width: X{{su|p=...|b=www}}X{{su|w=f|p=...|b=www}}X

X...wwwX...wwwX