[Tugindia] oldstyle and 12points

Duvvuri Venu Gopal venugopal_duvvuri at rediffmail.com
Thu Sep 9 11:11:56 CEST 2004

>1) I need numbers in old style---the way <\oldstyle> gives in TeX. How
>can this be done?

The book "The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List" says to use the "textcomp" package. Then the command would be : \oldstylenums{1234}.

>2) When I specify the option <12points> in the preamble, LaTeX gives a
>warning: "Unused global options".  How to overcome this?

You have to type : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} and not 12points!!

With best wishes

D. Venu Gopal

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