"Old Style Numbers" are numerals typeset with varying heights in a fashion that resembles a typical line of running text.

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How to make “old-style” the default for numerals?

I want to be able to use the \oldstylenums{} command as a default way for display my numbers, but only outside of math mode. Is this possible to do? I know some fonts come with this numbering system, ...
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Oldstyle Numbers in Numbering of Chapters, Figures and Tables

I am using pdflatex with libertineas my main font. For the numbering of my pages, chapters, my figures and tables (and only of these), I would like to use oldstyle numerals. Any suggestions on how to ...
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Contextual mix of lining and old-style numbers

I am developing a class that fits the needs of both academics and non-academics; the latter often need to write highly legible numbers that are not math (they will be prices, reference numbers, dates, ...
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How to use lining figures in bibliography item labels?

This is similar to How to change the appeareance of bibliography item labels in amsrefs?, but aiming at standard BibTeX styles. I have a document that uses old style figures in the main text. I also ...
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Digits from an other font

In a book that I'm currentlry rewriting they use special digits for numbers. Although I searched for this shape in Tex Font Catalogue I didn't find exactly matching shape of digits. The only thing ...
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Old Style Fonts not applied to whole document

The old style font is not applied to the whole document. Whats the issue there? The MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage[osf]{libertine} \begin{document} 92\si{\percent}\par ...
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How do I get lining figures when using Latin modern with the cfr-lm package?

When using the cfr-lm package with the Latin modern font (lmodern package) I get text figures as standard. This is good, but sometimes I want to explicitly use lining figures. How can this be ...
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old style numerals in mhchem equations

I use the Lucida font for my documents with its old style numerals in text and its lining figures in mathmode. But how can I get lining figures inside chemical eqautions with mhchem? Here is some ...
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lining figures in tables and math, old style figures in text

I’m using TeXLive 2012, up to date on Ubuntu 12.10. When I use the libertine package with the option osf and newtxmath for math fonts, I get oldstyle numbers everywhere, but I only want to use them in ...
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Does cfr-lm have any other side-effects besides changing to old style numbers?

I am currently using the following: \documentclass[12pt,extrafontsizes]{memoir} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} I have 1,233,345.6 cats. \end{document} I want ...
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Which LaTeX fonts have old style numbers?

I want to set a text and I know that I want old style numbers. Does anyone know of some source or maybe can themselves list fonts with old style numbers?
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Using oldstyle numbers in XeLaTeX math mode for ONLY inline math

Is there any way to use OldStyle numbers for text and inline math only, while using Lining in the align and equation environments? Ideally via mathspec, but I'm open to other solutions.
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Fontspec, open type fonts, and lining figures

So here is the problem I have: I am using fontspec and a number of my fonts have lining figure only in the small caps font. So my question is how can I tell XeLaTeX that when it comes to numbers ...
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Old style numeral labels and body text

Here's what I want to achieve with biblatex: The label and in the text, the year (four digits) in old style figures and everything in \small Prenote (see ~), if any, in \small Post Note, if any, the ...
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Missing Fonts on OSX

I appear to have absolutely nothing but this ugly default font and a few common styles from the Palatino family. I'm a newbie at LaTeX, so I hope you can bear with me. But I'm running Mac OS 10.7.5 ...
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lining vs oldstyle figures, with the Berenis font from Arkandis and fontaxes

I've just started trying to use the Berenis font with the fontaxes package and am getting the following warning messages: Package fontaxes Warning: I don't know how to decode (fontaxes) ...
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Selective lining figures with KPFonts

I'm writing a document that uses OSF with KPFonts. However, they look a bit awkward within tables. Is there a way of switching to lining figures locally with KPFonts?
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OldStyle Numbers in Body Text Only—Lining Numbers Otherwise

My main font numbers are set to OldStyle. How can I set Lining numbers for: Titles (chapter, section, subsection, &c...), Beginning of enumeration, Page number, and Footnote numbers (but not ...
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Lining *and* oldstyle figures in maths

Here is my problem: I would like, as in some old maths books, use oldstyle figures as coefficients in math formulae – say in display- and textstyle, but lining figures for indices and exponents – say ...
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Special formatting for section numbers

In these Mathematical Writing notes prepared by Knuth et al. (worth checking out the first few pages if you write technical articles), they use a certain typography for Section numbers. Aside from the ...
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Use lining figures in TOC, old style figures in text with mathpazo

I use the mathpazo package with the osf option to get the Palatino font with old style figures. However, i want lining figures on the title page and in the table of contents. I have already found a ...
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MinionPro, newtxmath and further misadventures with oldstyle and lining figures

In continuing my journey with the newtxmath package, this time I've tried the next code: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage[lf,onlytext]{MinionPro}% no osf, no math ...
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Libertine newtxmath and text (oldstyle) figures in headers

This is closely related to the OP with title "lining figures in tables and math, old style figures in text", and to the answer provided therein. The following (semi)MWE is to be run with pdfLaTeX: ...
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Copy oldstyle numbers from pdf (Minion Pro)

I can't get LuaLaTeX (0.76.0-2013061707, current TeXLive) to produce a pdf with copyable (in adobe reader) oldstyle numbers with the Minion Pro font. I tried the method here, but I get the error ...
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unicode-math and oldstyle figures

I'm trying to find a good way to archive the following using fontspec, unicode-math and lualatex: almost global oldstyle figures including inline math lining numbers for displayed equations, e.g. ...
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Old style numerals using times and mtpro2

I am trying to use old style numerals with the times package for fonts in text mode and mtpro2 package for fonts in maths mode. I would like to be able to use old style numerals in just a few places ...
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Hanging figures in Times

I would love to see hanging figures by using the times package, but according to docs it is not possible. Typing texdoc times in console I was informed that this package is obsolete and it's ...
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Test for old style numerals font feature (using fontspec)

Using XeLaTeX and fontspec, I want to test if the currently selected font has old style numerals (which I use in the main font, but not in the sans font). According to the fontspec documentation, it ...
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Old style number, bold small caps, and Palatino

I'd like to be able to have all three of the following in my document: the Palatino font bold and small caps old-style figures I'm currently using mathpazo with the options [osf] to get 1 and 3, ...
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Change from old style numbers to lining numbers in lineno's linenumbers environment

I am using old style numbers in my document, but I prefer lining numbers in my line numbering environments (lineno's \linenumbers environment). How can I enforce this (without changing to another ...
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How can I make text figures document wide standard for numerals in Context?

In a CV I would like all numbers to be text figures. I can do this manually by using the {\os 123} switch locally, but I would like text figures to be the default in the document. How? If I make it ...
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no old-style numbers with small caps and tgpagella

tgpagella activates old-style numbers with small caps. I'm looking for a possibility to disable old-style numbers (as in the other cases like textbf, etc.) \documentclass{article} ...
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Adobe Caslon Pro, XeLaTeX, fontspec - how to change the “dollar” symbol that's used with oldstyle numbers

I am using XeLaTeX with Adobe Caslon Pro, and I would like to have oldstyle numbers. But when I use the option Numbers=OldStyle in fontspec, my dollar sign changes from a full-height S with two lines ...
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Inconsistent OSF in Table of Contents using Microtype, LuaLaTeX and Tocstyle [closed]

My table of contents should have the following properties: oldstyle figures for page numbers and labels chapter entries in spaced, lowercase smallcaps numbers close (en-space) to the entries, no ...
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Looking for guides on setting text with regards to good typography

I'm about to dive into LaTeX in preparation for writing a (technical) Master's Thesis. Since I'm kind of disappointed with the disregard to typography that is sometimes shown in such works I want to ...
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mathpazo old-style figures and eulervm: I want lining figures in math

I would like to use Palatino with small caps and old-style figures for text and Euler with euler-digits for math. If I use \usepackage[sc,osf]{mathpazo} without eulervm I get old-style figures in ...
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How to set lining numbers in math in Beamer (with EB Garamond) under XeLaTeX

I'm using EB Garamond with XeLaTeX and Beamer as follows. (I'm not actually sure whether it's all necessary--advice accepted.): \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % not sure why ...
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What is the correct way of writing a percentage next to \oldstylenums?

If I want to write in text e.g. 1.1-1.5% and use \oldstylenums to get non-lining numbers, what would be the correct way of specifying the percent sign? When I simply write the percent sign as ...
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How to change the appeareance of bibliography item labels in amsrefs?

Assume that I'd like to set the item labels in the "references" list in amsrefs in, say, boldface (or in lining numbers - I have oldstyle numbers set throughout the document). I can do it in ...
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Package tgpagella and text figures

Is there a way that text figures (old style numerals) can be set as default for text when loading the package tgpagella? I get them if I use the .otf files under XeLaTeX, but I'd like to get them when ...
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Different hyphenation pattern when using oldstyle figures?

It appears that there are different hyphenation patters when using oldstyle figures or not. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrartcl} \areaset[current]{336pt}{600pt} ...
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Utilizing oldstyle figures without resorting to \oldstylenums

Quite a few of the freely available LaTeX fonts include oldstyle figures (numerals that harmonize with lower case letters) in addition to lining figures. (Generally, you have to load the textcomp ...
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combine \oldstylenums and \textsc

I would like to have a command that combines \oldstylenums for numbers in the argument and \textsc for text in the argument. I believe that a solution using some for loop is possible, but I think ...
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Oldstyle numerals or lining numerals with units of measurement?

What is considered proper typography regarding which set of numerals to use with units of measurement? A real-life example: In the experiment, shown schematically in figure 2.2, we illuminate an ...
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addfontfeature{Numbers=OldStyle} doesn't always work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lining numbers not working in certain fonts In the following example, the line with an exclamation sign should be in oldstyle figures: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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What does this error mean and why does it keep moving?

The following MWE gives me an error: %Page layout here \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{kantlipsum} %Font stuff here \usepackage{tgtermes} \begin{document} \kant ...
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How to use old style numbers with xelibertine

I use the package: \usepackage{xelibertine} It works fine. But I do not know how to make the numbers old style. So I tried \defaultfontfeatures{Numbers=OldStyle} But it's not working. How can ...
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Trouble using \oldstylenums with decimal points and hyphens

I am using Computer Modern font (default) with \oldstylenums command to typeset numbers in oldstyle format. However I am having trouble using it with non-numeric characters such as decimal points and ...
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Linux Libertine: Change Numeral Set

I am using the Linux Libertine font for my document. The font provides different numeral sets, "normal" numbers which are all the same height, and medieval/minuscle numbers with varying height. By ...
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Use lining figures in longtable

@TH. has shown a great way to use lining figures in tables: Palatino fonts and the number 713 Is there an equivalent for a longtable? Because neither @tabular nor @longtable gives me lining ...