Assuming a typeface which defaults to proportional figures, do you think it’s sane and user-friendly to adjust more characters than just digits when fixed-width, tabular `tnum` numerals get activated? I’m thinking about making currency and other symbols the same width as figures then, so they align properly.

feature tnum {
  @digits = [zero one two three four five six seven eight nine];
  @digits.pnum = @digits;
  @digits.tnum = [zero.tnum one.tnum two.tnum three.tnum four.tnum five.tnum six.tnum seven.tnum eight.tnum nine.tnum];
  sub @digits.pnum by @digits.tnum;
  lookup units {
    @currencysymbols = [dollar cent sterling currency yen Euro]
    @unitsymbols = [percent @currencysymbols]

Hi typopohile!

I am working on a display block typeface that I started because I believe that no block-display type exists with full functionality. For example baby teeth, the letters are great but the numbers arent so good, like the 7, in my opinion of course.

Seeing this I decided to propose a new system where I though it would be a good idea to make it mono-spaced, so it blocks even more, however it doesnt work with the Hebrew and Cyrillic alphabets.

The pdf that is attached shows what i have so far.


Anyone got any ideas on this monospaced font, please?


Hi there,

Anyone have any ideas what this monospaced courier-esque font from the Graphic Thought Facility designed 'I Am Camera' book is?


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