JavaScript sub() Method: String Object


The sub() method is used to display a string as a subscript, as if it were in a <sub> tag.


Implemented in JavaScript 1.0






In the following web document sub() method displays a given string as a subscript. The method produces same output as html : <sub>2</sub>.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>JavaScript String object - sub() method example</title>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript String object : sub() method</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
var subText="2"
document.write("<P>This is what a Subscript H" + subText.sub() + "O looks like.")

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javascript string sub method

Supported Browser

Internet Explorer 7 Firefox 3.6 Google Chrome 7 Safari 5.0.1 Opera 10
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See also:

JavaScript Core objects, methods, properties.

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