[XeTeX] Typographic consistency (was: CJK and ideographic font names)

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Sep 16 01:12:13 CEST 2004

Le 16 sept. 04, à 01:01, Jonathan Kew a écrit :

> On 15 Sep 2004, at 11:32 pm, Ross Moore wrote:
>> In fact "Hoefler Text" seems to have *only* oldstyle numerals,
> The version I have offers both regular and oldstyle, with the feature 
> named "Number Case". The setting name for non-oldstyle varies 
> depending on the specific face--Regular requires "Number Case=Upper 
> Case Numbers", while Italic wants "Number Case=Uppercase Numbers"!

There seems to be even one more parameter affecting the appearance of 
numbers: proportional (for running text) or monospaced (for tables). 
And, in that case, the setting name is apparently the same for all 
faces: "Number Spacing=Proportional Numbers" or "Number 
Spacing=Monospaced Numbers" (as seen from the Typography panel in 

I heard about these possibilities through the account of Hoefler Text 
in the paper <http://www.tug.org/TUGboat/Articles/tb21-2/tb67tole.pdf> 
(brought to this list's attention by Musa Furber), focused on use of 
Hoefler with Omega but otherwise full of information regarding this 


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