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how to write one and half inch in numeric form

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sunit

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Jan 2, 2010, 7:01:01 AM1/2/10
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how to write one and half inch in numeric form

Graham Mayor

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Jan 2, 2010, 7:45:48 AM1/2/10
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1.5" or 1 1/2"

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Suzanne S. Barnhill

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Jan 2, 2010, 9:35:17 AM1/2/10
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I would prefer 1� to 1 1/2 (if absolutely compelled, I would write 1-1/2, at
least), and I use the double prime symbol (U2033) rather than straight
quotes; also the single prime (U2032) for feet, and the same pair for
minutes and seconds in latitude and longitude.

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Graham Mayor

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Jan 2, 2010, 10:12:12 AM1/2/10
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Each to his own :)

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>I would prefer 1� to 1 1/2 (if absolutely compelled, I would write 1-1/2,

Liv

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Jan 12, 2010, 11:58:01 AM1/12/10
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How to enter ½ instead of 1/2

One way...
Tools>AutoCorrect Options>AutoFormat
Go to Replace section. Make sure "Fractions (1/2) with fraction character
(½)" checked. Click OK. The next time you type 1/2 it will show as ½. To
temporarily reverse this hover over the number and click on the AutoCorrect
Options dropdown that appears. There you will have the option to undo the
action.

Another way...
Insert>Symbol
Go to the "Character Code" textbox and type in 00BD (zero, zero, B, D)

Yet another way...
Alt+0189

Hope this helps!

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

> I would prefer 1½ to 1 1/2 (if absolutely compelled, I would write 1-1/2, at

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Suzanne S. Barnhill

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Jan 12, 2010, 1:48:12 PM1/12/10
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AutoFormat As You Type works only if there is a space before the 1/2, which
means that you have to type 1 1/2 and then back up and remove the space. I
prefer to use my assigned keyboard shortcut to insert ½ in such instance.
And there have been times when I have had to disable the AutoFormat option
when I'm entering a lot of dates in early January. <g>

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Instead of trying to write 1 and a half, Copy and Paste this: ½

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