# [texhax] How to change fonts for numbers vs. letters

Bob Tennent rdt at cs.queensu.ca
Wed Mar 1 04:37:17 CET 2017

>|>  >|I selected a cool font in Latex but the numbers are
>|>  >|offset from each other. For example, the 2 is larger than
>|>  >|the one in the number 12, like this:
>|>  >|1 2
>|>  >|  2
>|>
>|> It would be nice if you could tell us what this "cool font"
>|> is because your description of the problem makes no sense
>|> to me.  I suppose you mean wider rather than "larger"?
>|
>|No, larger. See:
>|Notice the numbers 1 vs. 9.

Those are old-style numbers, though these are more bizarre
than usual. Use

\usepackage[lf]{berenis}

to get lining figures or

\usepackage[lf,tab]{berenis}

to get tabular lining figues. Read the documentation for
more options.

Bob T.