FontNumeralStyle FontNumeralStyle FontNumeralStyle FontNumeralStyle Enum

Definition

Describes the numeral style for a Typography object.

public enum class FontNumeralStyle
public enum FontNumeralStyle
type FontNumeralStyle = 
Public Enum FontNumeralStyle
Inheritance
FontNumeralStyleFontNumeralStyleFontNumeralStyleFontNumeralStyle

Fields

Lining Lining Lining Lining 1

Lining numeral style is used. Replaces default glyphs with numeric forms of even height.

Normal Normal Normal Normal 0

Default numeral style is used.

OldStyle OldStyle OldStyle OldStyle 2

Old style numeral style is used. Replaces default glyphs with a figure style that matches lowercase letters in height and color.

Examples

The following code example shows how to define old style numerals for the Palatino Linotype font, using properties of the Typography object.

<Paragraph FontFamily="Palatino Linotype">
  <Run Typography.NumeralStyle="Normal">1234567890</Run>
  <Run Typography.NumeralStyle="OldStyle">1234567890</Run>
</Paragraph>

Remarks

OpenType fonts support an old style numeral format. This format is useful for displaying numerals in styles that are no longer standard. The following text displays an 18th century date in standard and old style numeral formats for the Palatino Linotype font.

Text using OpenType old style numerals
Example of standard and old style numerals

The following text displays standard numerals for the Palatino Linotype font, followed by old style numerals.

Text using OpenType old style numeral sets
Example of standard and old style numeral sets

Note

Most OpenType fonts expose only a subset of the total OpenType features available. If a specified font does not support a particular feature, the default glyphs are used instead.

Applies to