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I'm unusually for me working on a text with footnotes and I'd appreciate some guidance on correct styling of footnotes reference numbers, both within the text and the numbers next to the footnotes themselves.
Throughout I'm using "proportional old-style" numerals, and I'd normally aim to not mix old-style with the default figures. However the font (Hoftype Cala) I'm using has the option of "OpenType Superior/Superscript" (in InDesign character style under Basic Character Formats > Position drop down).
Should I use this setting for the superscript footnote references? Even though those aren't old-style figures? And should I do the same for the footnote number alongside the footnote itself?
thanks very much!