I would prefer 1½ to 1 1/2 (if absolutely compelled, I would write 1-1/2, at
least), and I use the double prime symbol (U2033) rather than straight
quotes; also the single prime (U2032) for feet, and the same pair for
minutes and seconds in latitude and longitude.
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
"Graham Mayor" wrote in message
1.5" or 1 1/2"
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"sunit" wrote in message
how to write one and half inch in numeric form