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Simplify fractional result of custom number format

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In Google Sheets I would like to express any decimal number to the nearest 32nd of an inch. If I type 1.537 I want the result to be 1 17/32, but if I type 1.5 I need it to be expressed as 1 1/2 not 1 16/32 nor 48/32, is there a way to achieve this?

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With # ??/32 you are locking it only to "/32" fractions. For variable fractions you need to use:

#??/??

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Answered by user0 on September 16, 2020

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