How to turn off automatic fraction in Google docs ( In 4 Easy Steps )

In this tutorial we will see ,How to turn off automatic fraction in Google docs.

  • If your writing 1/4 or 1/3 or any other number followed by / in Google docs .You might have noticed that Google docs will automatically convert it to fraction.
  • If you actually need it to be shown in fractions then its a useful feature .However if you don’t need it it can be time consuming to edit the document.

Let’s find out How to fix it .

Overview of Steps :

  • Open your Google docs document.
  • Select Preferences under Tools Menu
  • Click on Substitution under beside Preferences
  • Scroll down to find the fractions.
    • Scroll down using the scroll bar using your mouse scroll until you find your desired fraction.
    • Uncheck the fraction and Click on OK.

How to turn off automatic fraction in Google docs : Step by Step Guide

Step 1 : Open your Google docs document.

Open your Google docs document where you need to turn off automtic fraction.

Step 2: Select Preferences under Tools Menu

Go to Tools->Preference as shown below .

How to turn off automatic fraction in Google docs

Step 3 : Click on Substitution under beside Preferences

  • Once you select Preferences .A new screen will pop-up as shown below.
  • Click on Substitution.
How to turn off automatic fraction in Google docs

Step 4 : Scroll down to find the fractions.

  • Scroll down using the scroll bar using your mouse scroll until you find your desired fraction.
  • Uncheck the fraction and Click on OK.
How to turn off automatic fraction in Google docs
  • Now simply uncheck the fraction which you don’t want it to be converted and Click on OK .For example 1/2
How to turn off automatic fraction in Google docs
  • You can also completely disable Automatic substitution if you don’t want anything to be converted automatically.
  • Simply uncheck the “Automatic Subtitution ” box as shown below.
How to turn off automatic fraction in Google docs

Now Google docs will stop automatically converting to fractions or completely stop automatic conversion if Automatic substitution is unchecked.

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We hope this tutorial will help you to stop auto-convertion in Google docs.

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