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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 Typing texdoc times in console I was informed that this package is obsolete and it's recommended to use mathptmx. I realized that mathpazo has osf option, but there is nothing like it for mathptmx.

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    Hanging (oldstyle, lowercase) figures with Times are an anachronism; in my opinion they would look like a wristwatch in the movie “Ben Hur”. The font was designed with lining figures in the Thirties.
    – egreg
    Jun 13, 2013 at 17:54
  • Thanks egreg. I was in fact totally wrong about and did not considered the recent history of this font. By the way wikipedia is enough to (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Times_New_Roman) Jun 13, 2013 at 18:04

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The TeX Gyre Termes font (a replica of Times) offers oldstyle figures. Compile with XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX:

% !TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage{fontspec}
\defaultfontfeatures{Numbers={Proportional,OldStyle}}
\setmainfont{TeX Gyre Termes}

\begin{document}

This is TeX Gyre Termes.

0123456789

\end{document}

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