AutoCAD Fraction Facts

26 Jun, 2016

In AutoCAD, there is much more to stacked fractions than meets the eye. Watch this video tip from Cadalyst and Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen to learn all the ins and outs of stacking fractions — you’ll be an AutoCAD fraction expert before you know it!

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Re: AutoCAD Fraction Facts
by: CT_Yankee
June 27, 2016 - 3:19pm
Stacking fractions did NOT cover everything. Stacked fractions also allow you to use super- and subscripting. For example - if you need either an exponent OR a footnote reference, type the character followed by a slash. Nothing will happen by default, BUT if you go into the MText editor, select the charter + slash, right-click, then click on Stack, AutoCAD will stack the character over the slash. But, since we don't want the slash, change the stacked fraction property to Tolerance. Voila - the character now resembles an exponent or a footnote reference. For subscrpts, one can just reverse the process. Type the slash then the character, select them both, right-click and select Stack. As before, change the Stack property to Tolerance and the slash goes away. Just another way to utilize stacked fractions.