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I'm looking for fonts with extensive sets of mathematical notation. Know of any?
Also, I've been trying to decide if text figures are a good choice for mathematical/technical texts. For example:
y = 3x
I'm so used to seeing titling figures used in this situation that when I try using text figures, it looks very strange. I think having a height difference between numbers and variables is a good way to visually distinguish them. Also, the convention is to seperate mathematical formulas from the rest of the text, sort of the way you would a block quote. If you accept that convention, none of the arguments about titling figures disrupting the even texture of a block of text apply.
This leads me to consider mixing text figures and titling figures; test figures for numbers in blocks of text, and titling figures for formulas, but this looks inconsistent. How do others deal with this issue?
Any good texts that cover mathematical typography?