## [Solved] Recurring decimals in Math editor

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### [Solved] Recurring decimals in Math editor

I want to write 1/3 in decimal form: 0.3 with a dot above the 3

I have tried
0. dot 3
but that leaves a space between the decimal point and the 3

0.dot 3
doesn't work either

Is there a solution?
Last edited by rsmooo on Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:55 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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### Re: recurring decimals in math editor

Same problem using
0. oveline 3
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### Re: Recurring decimals in math editor

Try
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`dot { 0.3~  } `
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### Re: Recurring decimals in math editor

You can use the "nospace" modifier on a grouped object (use braces - {} - to delimit group) to avoid spacing between sub-elements:
Single digit with dot
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`nospace {0. dot 3}nospace {0.3 dot 3}nospace {0.3 {3 csup .}}`

...and also with overline...
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`1 over 7 = nospace {0. overline {142857} }`
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### Re: [Solved] Recurring decimals in math editor

Thank you floris v and keme for you quick replies.
Solved.
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