If you type 1/2, Word automatically changes it to look like this.
However, Word will only automatically change it if it's a certain string of
characters. For instance, it won't do it for 7/8 or 11/32 or anything like that.
To get fractions to look exactly the same when you're working with odd
fractions, you'd better choose to keep them as straight text, or go through
Equation Editor to create them or you may want to consider a font that's
developed specifically to create fractions:
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