Smallcaps Numerals?



I thought of adding Smallcaps Numerals to my typeface. Are there any examples of it being implemented in other typefaces? And if so what feature is being used (Zero.smcp)?

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  • John HudsonJohn Hudson Posts: 2,974
    Yes, there are other fonts with smallcap numerals. Typically they are implemented in the c2sc feature, rather than smcp.
  • Thomas PhinneyThomas Phinney Posts: 2,748
    What John said.

    Rationale: 'smcp' just adjusts the lowercase to small caps. So it is mixed-case and might have caps, and having normal-height figures is reasonable enough. But c2sc turns caps into small caps, so that is a fine feature to use to turn ~ cap-height figures to small cap height.
  • John ButlerJohn Butler Posts: 245
    One of the first examples of small cap numerals I remember, and still my favorite, was the original FF Quadraat from the 90s by Fred Smeijers. I seem to recall the original 1992 package substituted the small caps font in lieu of a bold italic, a clever choice at the time.
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