Typing Fractions

Typing

Start with the expression that will be the numerator.

Type x:
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Create a built-up fraction by pressing the Control and / keys at the same time. The placeholder in the denominator is already selected.

Press Ctrl+/:
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Fill in the denominator.

Type y:
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Move the insertion point out of the fraction by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.

Press Ctrl+Space:
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Typing

Start with the expression that will be the numerator.

Type x:
Click for copyable input

Create a built-up fraction by pressing the Control and / keys at the same time. The placeholder in the denominator is already selected.

Press Ctrl+/:
Click for copyable input

Fill in the denominator.

Type y:
Click for copyable input

Move the insertion point out of the fraction by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.

Press Ctrl+Space:
Click for copyable input

Once the insertion point is out of the fraction, you can continue typing.

Type +z:
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Typing

Start with the expression that will be the numerator.

Type x:
Click for copyable input

Create a built-up fraction by pressing the Control and / keys at the same time. The placeholder in the denominator is already selected.

Press Ctrl+/:
Click for copyable input

Fill in the denominator.

Type y:
Click for copyable input

Continue typing in the denominator and then move out of the fraction.

Type +z:
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Move the insertion point out of the fraction by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.

Press Ctrl+Space:
Click for copyable input

Typing

Create a built-up fraction with Ctrl+/. The numerator and denominator contain placeholders; the one in the numerator is selected.

Press Ctrl+/:
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Type an expression in the numerator.

Type x+y:
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Select the placeholder in the denominator by pressing the Tab key. (Alternatively, you can select the placeholder by clicking it or dragging.)

Press Tab:
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Fill in the numerator.

Type z:
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Get out of the fraction by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.

Press Ctrl+Space:
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Another Way of Typing

Start with the expression that will be the numerator.

Type x+y:
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Select the expression. (You can select by dragging, by pressing Ctrl+. repeatedly, or by clicking the expression repeatedly.)

Select it:
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Create a built-up fraction by pressing Ctrl+/.

Press Ctrl+/:
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Fill in the denominator.

Type z:
Click for copyable input

Get out of the fraction by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.

Press Ctrl+Space:
Click for copyable input