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Linotype Support - Font Glossary

Font Glossary

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Non-lining (non-ranging, old style):
Figures or numerals of different heights, some of which descend below the baseline. They are usually located in extended character sets.
The Know How section offers detailed background knowledge to deal with all enquiries about the use of fonts.