Firefox isn't displaying my superscripts.

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Firefox isn't reading my superscripts. If you view this page... http://youcanneverbetoosmart.com/culture you'll notice numbers as [1] or [2] but in firefox they don't show as superscripts and in internet explorer they do. I used the tags

<!--
<SUP> and ending tag </SUP>
-->
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Hello Donald

I am able to see the superscripts in FF. Please look at my screenshot:

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the screenshot you're showing is NOT showing my superscripts. A superscript is "SMALLER" and to the top of the text. The numbers are the same size and not to the top of the text. View that page in internet explorer and you'll see.
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notice how in internet explorer the numbers are smaller and to the top?

Well... I still don't know how to upload a screen shot to this forum..

TypeError: 'responseText' is null or not an object - I tried as a Gif, png, Tiff, JPeg, and BMP - none of them work, but you can see if you view the same page in internet explorer.
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The superscript is there - may not be as small as in IE but nonetheless, it is working. Browsers tend to interpret things a little differently than each other which may account for the slightly bigger superscript in FF compared to IE.

You may be interested in this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subscrip...

In HTML and Wiki syntax, subscript text is produced by putting it inside the tags and . Similarly, superscripts are produced with and . The exact size and position of the resulting characters will vary by font and browser, but are usually reduced to around 75% original size. Note that superscripts are usually placed too high for many typographic purposes.


You could try adding the superscript code through Firefox to see if this makes any difference.

As for adding your image to the forum, if you click on Add an Image in the "Reply box", you should be able to add your image.

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nope... that's what I tried to add an image always try and can never do it. I take a screenshot and paste into paint, then save to different file formats. None of the different file formats will upload to this forum. Never been able to do it. And as far as that excerpt you provided above... it says superscript reduces text to about 75% the original size. In firefox it hasn't been reduced at all. and even if it has been reduced in size, it's still not raised up.
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I just have to ask. Do you know what superscript is? See how the underline of the link (the number link) is at the same level of the text beside it? If you look in internet explorer, the underline of the number [1] is about the middle of the text beside it not level with the text beside it. A superscript simply means to raise the text up above the normal text and subscript means to lower the text below the text beside it. If it's even with the text beside it. Then it's not superscript.
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Here, I did this myself in FireFox to test it. http://sitebuilder.yola.com/sites/D7d...

View it in Firefox

It's near the top. It's the line that says TEXT[1] TEXT[1]
except the second TEXT has a number that is superscript the way it's suppose to be. I can do it in Firefox to make it work in firefox, but I use internet explorer to build the site for so many other reasons which outweigh doing it in FireFox. Whether or not I create my site in internet explorer or firefox, adding the codes in internet explorer should get them to do the same thing in both browsers.