I'm using inkscape and I want to put a text vertically on center, the following text has a two font sizes, i want to display them on baseline.

I can't convert text to path because I put on path. enter image description here

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    You may want to look into type tools that allow you to create a baseline shift and apply those to the plus sign.
    – Vincent
    Jun 15, 2016 at 13:43

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With the "+" selected use Alt+Arrow keys to adjust the positioning of the glyph.

Alt+/ will "shift" vertically as you want to do. Alt+/ will adjust the kerning.

Reference: http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/Text-Formatting.html

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