How can I create fractions using regular text fonts? (Not dingbats.)
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One doesn't, not real ones, not nice ones as the typeface designer intended.Quote:>How can I create fractions using regular text fonts?
Purchase the matching expert set to get the superiors and inferiors and
virgule/solidus for setting nice fractions. Also, there are specialty fraction
fonts for Times, Helvetica and Stone Print (the latter included with
If one must though, install ``Son of Bob'', or ``Type Tricks'' (the XTensionQuote:>(Not dingbats.)
It's a pain, more so on the Mac (which is presumably what you're using?)Quote:>How can I create fractions using regular text fonts? (Not dingbats.)
Using All Chars for Windows, these get shorter:Quote:>On the PC common fractions like ?, ?, ?, can be set
>using simple alt+mumeric combinations (0188,0189,0190)
On a Mac, if one wished, one could re-encode a custom font to make them
accessible, (did that for one job when I was in college, most expensive three
sheets of film/fractions I've ever set) but this'd have to be carefully done to
preclude munging things.
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.
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Subject line pretty much says it. I've managed to figure out a flimsy way of
doing lots of these by superscripting the numerator and subscripting the
denominator and placing a backslash in between but it's unprofessional.
What's the proper way of doing this on a Mac as I can't find fractions in
Key Caps at all.