# Lining numbers in bibitem label

I'm using luatex with fontspec and "Minion Pro" font. I want to typeset the labels in thebibliography environment in lining numerals instead of text numbers (as it is when you simply invoke Minion Pro), but couldn't achieve this.

Could anybody help me with this?

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Do you want just the label numbers in the bibliography to use lining figures, or should lining figures be used for all numbers -- including page, volume, and issue numbers -- that may appear throughout the bibliography? It might look a bit odd to have lining figures for the labels and oldstyle figures for everything else? – Mico Aug 27 '14 at 20:41

Does this work (assuming the MinionPro package)

\def\@biblabel#1{[{\figureversion{lining}#1}]}

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You can make a newfontfamily with lining numbers and switch to that family before the bilio: An example:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{fontspec}
\setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX,Numbers={Monospaced,OldStyle}]{Minion Pro}
\newfontfamily\LFFam[Renderer=Basic,Numbers=Lining,Ligatures=TeX]{Minion Pro}

\begin{document}

These are non-lining numbers: 0123456789

{\LFFam
and these are lining numbers: 012345678}

\end{document}


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Lining numbers should be only in biblabel, not in all bib entry – pml Aug 27 '14 at 22:13