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FractionBox

FractionBox[x, y]
is a low-level formatting construct that represents in notebook expressions.
  • Inside \(...\)FractionBox[x, y] can be input as x\/y.
  • In a notebook a FractionBox can be created using Ctrl+/. Ctrl+Space moves out of the fraction.
  • The axis of FractionBox[x, y] is taken to go through the fraction line. The baseline lies below the axis by the distance between the axis and the bottom of characters such as ( in the current font.
  • If FractionBox[x, y] does not fit on a single line, it is output as x/y.
Display a typeset fraction:
In[1]:=
Click for copyable input
Out[1]//DisplayForm=
 
Display a fraction with typeset structures in the numerator and denominator:
In[1]:=
Click for copyable input
Out[1]//DisplayForm=
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