Looking to create vulgar fractions in the current font such those in Unicode. LaTeX has the nicefrac package that provides, as the name implies, fractions where the dividing line is a "nice looking" slash, rather than a horizontal line.


How do you produce a vulgar fraction in ConTeXt?

  • Why not just type the unicode character (or use \char syntax)? – Aditya Sep 24 '13 at 5:27
  • Unicode does not encode all possible vulgar fractions. – Dave Jarvis Sep 24 '13 at 5:32
  • @DaveJarvis Arbitrary vulgar fractions can be encoded using FRACTION SLASH (U+2044). For example: 217⁄712. Software that deals with text can choose to treat/render such text appropriately, but this might not be widely supported. – Guildenstern Aug 5 '16 at 10:18

Use \vfrac, simple as that.

test \vfrac{1}{2} test \vfrac{123}{456} test

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