On the Object’s pane, if you enter a fraction, it appears to take the / as a delimiter. It would be nice to be able to enter a fractional value.
Whoa, that’s a straight up Adobe Illustrator throwback. Watch out.
While it can in no way be used with the Object Panel, Using the Command field in the sidebar (or popup, if you have it there) will do what we assume you’re aiming at.
In other words. With 72pts / inch and you want 1in Text height scaled to 12 pt font.
Yes, that’s what I noticed: It works in the commands but not with the font sizes.