Thinking I was being very smart, I made an Autocorrect rule to convert 1.5 into a mixed number (integer + fraction) in a Word Document. It worked perfectly - however, now when I enter 1.5 in an Excel Document, the format changes in the same way and the number isn't recognised in formulas. What is the best way around this? (If it helps, the original requirement is just for one template - it doesn't have to be in Normal.dotx, but I didn't notice an obvious way of stipulating this).
Thanks for your suggestion. I've been using a workaround which solves my issue satisfactorily (when I want to enter 11/2 in Word I enter a couple of text characters using Autocorrect, leaving 1.5 free for Excel)