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Using Stacked Text in Notes

You can stack text that represents fractions and tolerances in Notes, SmartLeaders, and Leaders.

You can convert numeric characters that are divided by a pound, slash, or carat to text representing fractions and tolerances:

  • A pound sign (#) stacks text diagonally, separated by a diagonal line. For example, becomes .
  • A slash (/) stacks text vertically, separated by a horizontal line. For example, becomes .
  • A carat (^) stacks text vertically, but not separated by a line. This kind of stacked text usually represents a tolerance. For example, becomes .

Tools to create and modify stacked text include:

  • Stack Properties dialog box. Lets you control the text, alignment position, relative scale, and type of stacked text.
  • AutoStack Defaults dialog box. Sets defaults to stack text automatically as you type.
  • StackOptions command. Sets the alignment and size of stacked text.
  • Stack/Unstack tool on the Note Formatting pop-up toolbar. Stacks or unstacks selected text representing fractions or tolerances.


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