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Fractions in Microsoft Word

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 using the Equation Editor to create them or you may want to consider a font that's developed specifically to create fractions: debuted on May 26, 2005. provides examples of Formulas, Functions and Visual Basic procedures for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose. The Formulas, Functions and Visual Basic procedures on this web site are provided "as is" and we do not guarantee that they can be used in all situations.

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