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Figuring Out Numerals – The Sequel

In this sequel to “Figuring Out Numerals” we look at some special cases.

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Figuring Out Numerals

In this first instalment of our examination of numerals we look at the different figure sets available in OpenType fonts.

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Figuring It Out: OSF, LF, and TF Explained

Numerals (or figures) can take various forms. The figure style you choose ought to be appropriate to the project you are working on. Readability is key. But which style is best for which purpose? There are two main forms, oldstyle figures (OSF) and lining figures (LF). Each can come in tabular and proportional widths. See [...]

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