Does anyone have any advice on how to express fractions with offset numbers and
division symbols? I'd like them to appear as they do in Microsoft Character Map
or Quark (ex. ¾). Your suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
James Dyson
Associate Technical Writer
KVH Industries, Inc.
50

First of all, you should use the fraction slash by typing Control+q Shift+z.
Then you can apply character formats to the numerator and denominator. The
numerator format will use the Superscript position and the denominator
format will use the Subscript position. You set the specifications for

Here are some other solutions: You can buy dedicated fraction fonts from
Adobe, Monotype, and others. They will usually match a particular typeface;
for example, Helvetica Fractions matches Helvetica.
Or, if you use a typeface that has a corresponding Expert set, you can use
the Expert font

Does anyone have any advice on how to express fractions with offset numbers and
division symbols? I'd like them to appear as they do in Microsoft Character Map
or Quark (ex. ?). Your suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
James Dyson
Associate Technical Writer
KVH Industries, Inc.
50

First of all, you should use the fraction slash by typing Control+q Shift+z.
Then you can apply character formats to the numerator and denominator. The
numerator format will use the Superscript position and the denominator
format will use the Subscript position. You set the specifications for

Here are some other solutions: You can buy dedicated fraction fonts from
Adobe, Monotype, and others. They will usually match a particular typeface;
for example, Helvetica Fractions matches Helvetica.
Or, if you use a typeface that has a corresponding "Expert" set, you can use
the Expert font