But you can also format the fractions nicely using baseline shifts, special fraction characters, and the math equation editors in Pages and Word. So if you are typeing 1 1/2, type the 1 here, with NO space after it. Help. Sorry for the typo and confusion. For Gboard: Just enable longpress for symbols in Gboard settings.Than find textbox and in lower left corner of keyboard switch to symbols, than longpress on some numbers will give you fraction … You can also use a keyboard shortcut for three fractions, 1/2, 1/4, and 3/4 but you are out of luck if you need other fractions. Here are the keyboard shortcuts for common fractions: ½ = Alt + 0189 I meant to type In other words type 215B then hold down the key; depress and release the 'x' key, then release the key Those fractions are unicode characters. 1. This also works in cases where you want your Mac to perform calculations, like in Spotlight. Microsoft Word deals with fractions in a strange way. Press Alt with the appropriate letter. While keeping ALT key pressed type the code for the symbol that you want and release the ALT key. Click Insert > Close. Codes can be used within HTML, Java..etc programming languages. How to type symbols, accents, special characters, and weird punctuation How to type Fraction 1/2 ½. So if you are typing 1 1/2, type the 1 and 2 into the quotient boxes. Shift + click a button to insert its upper-case form. In the Subset drop-down list, click Number Forms and select a fraction. If that doesn't work, do a search for how to enter unicode characters in Word 2. Click into the answer box just before the filled-in quotient boxes. ; While the Alt key is pressed, type the sequence of numbers (on the numeric keypad) from the Alt code in the above table. 3. I could always type a fraction like this ½ That was done by holding the ALT key down and then press a number formula = 0189 There is no way I have found that technique will work on my WIN 10 laptop. To switch to a fraction character, click Insert > Symbols > More Symbols. Unicode codes can not be typed. Now type the whole number in front of the quotient boxes. On Windows: Hold down the ALT key and type 0189 on the keypad. For example, to type ⊂, ⊆ or ⊄, hold Alt and press C one, two or three times.. Stop the mouse over each button to learn its keyboard shortcut. First, type ONLY the part of the answer that goes in the quotient boxes. ; Release the Alt key, and the character will appear. But others do not (1/3, 2/3, 1/5, etc.). 1. Alt + click a button to copy a single character to the clipboard.. You can select text and press Ctrl + C to copy it to your docu­ment. ; Press the Alt key, and hold it down. List of Fraction signs, make over 21 fraction symbols text character. Some fractions (1/4, 1/2, and 3/4) automatically switch to a fraction character when you type them (¼, ½, ¾). 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