Documentation: Whitney Font Family
Whitney is available in the three editions Basic, Advanced, and Pro, each containing a progressively larger set of styles and characters:
Roman Small Caps1
Italic Small Caps1
Roman Small Caps1
Italic Small Caps1
|Numbers||Lining Figures||Lining Figures
Tabular Lining Figures
|Special Characters||Stylistic Alternates||Stylistic Alternates
Whitney contains the following font features, available in supporting applications.5
|Accents||Both Latin-1 and Latin-X accents are accessible from the keyboard4|
|Small Caps2||Activated by the "Small Caps" OpenType feature5|
|Lining Figures2||Provided as the default in each font style, or activated by the "Proportional Lining" OpenType feature5|
|Old-Style Figures||Activated by the "Proportional Oldstyle" OpenType feature5|
|Tabular Figures3||Activated by the "Tabular Lining Figures" OpenType feature5|
|Indices3||Provided as the "Whitney Index" family. Double-digit indices can be produced by selecting one of the four "Index Light" styles, activating the "Contextual Alternates" OpenType feature5, and typing two characters|
|Fractions3||All possible fraction combinations are automatically inserted inline once the "Fractions" OpenType feature is activated5|
|Activated by the "Numerator" and "Denominator" OpenType features5|
|Full set of super- and subscripts are activated by the "Superior" and "Inferior" OpenType features3,5|
|Ligatures||Whitney’s non-colliding lowercase f obviates the need for f-ligatures, but the ligatures fi, fl, ff, ffi, and ffl are included for backward-compatibility|
|Stylistic Alternates||All alternate characters are included, and can be activated by the "Stylistic Alternates"5 or "Stylistic Sets"6 OpenType features, or selected manually from the glyph palette|
|Extended Monetary3||Accessible from the glyph palette, or from the keyboard under appropriate localizations4|
|Contextual Punctuation2||Small cap punctuation is activated by the "All Small Caps" OpenType feature5|
|Tabular Symbols3||Activated by the "Tabular Lining Figures" OpenType feature5|
Whitney contains the following Stylistic Sets, available in supporting applications.6
||Flattens the angled ends of non-projecting strokes|
Affects capital and small cap A, E, F, G, K, L, Q [alternate], R, T, V, W, W [alternate], X, Y, Z, Æ, Œ, and their accents; lowercase f, k, t, v, w, x, y, z, and their accents; figures 2, 3 [regular and alternate], 4 [alternate], 5, and 7 in all forms as applicable (old-style, lining, tabular, fractions, superior/inferior, numerator/denominator, fractions); ampersand, exclamation marks, guillemets, brackets, parentheses, braces, registered symbol, trademark symbol, number sign, percent sign, sterling, Euro, yen, sheqel, naira, peso, won, rupiah, and rupee in all forms (lining, small cap, and tabular, as applicable); ordinal a and o
|Substitutes the ‘two-storey’ lowercase g in italic styles
Affects lowercase g and related accents
|Substitutes the ‘two-storey’ lowercase a in italic styles
Affects lowercase a and related accents
||Substitutes the ‘flat-sided’ capital M
Affects capital and small cap M, trademark symbol, and servicemark symbol
||Substitutes the ‘non-descending’ capital Q
Affects capital and small cap Q
||Substitutes the ‘asymmetric’ capital U
Affects capital and small cap U, and related accents
||Substitutes the ‘intersecting’ capital W
Affects capital and small cap W, and related accents
|Substitutes the ‘single-storey’ lowercase g in roman styles
Affects lowercase g and related accents
||Substitutes the ‘flat-topped’ figure 3
Affects lining and old-style figure 3
||Substitutes the ‘open-topped’ figure 4
Affects lining figure 4
||Substitutes the ‘curled’ quotes
Affects the comma, semicolon, single quotes, double quotes, and baseline quotes
||Substitutes the full-height registered symbol|
||Substitutes ‘straight-legged’ variants of curved Cyrillic letters
Affects the Д, Л, Љ, д, л, and љ in all romans; Д, Л, and Љ in all italics
All editions of Whitney include the Latin-X™, Greek, and Cyrillic-X™ character sets, supporting Abaza, Adyghe, Afaan Oromo, Afrikaans, Aghul, Albanian, Alsatian, Aragonese, Arapaho, Archi, Arrernte, Asturian, Avar, Aymara, Azeri, Bashkir, Basque, Belarusan, Bislama, Blackfoot, Bosnian, Bosnian (Cyrillized), Breton, Bulgarian, Russia Buriat, Catalan, Cebuano, Chamorro, Chechen (Cyrillized), Cheyenne, Chuvash, Cimbrian, Corsican, Crimean Turkish, Croatian, Czech, Dalecarlian, Danish, Dargwa, Dungan, Dutch, English, Erzya, Estonian, Faroese, Fijian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Frisian, Friulian, Galician, Gallegan, Genoese, German, Glosa, Greek, Guarani, Haitian Creole, Hawaiian, Hiligaynon, Hmong Daw, Hopi, Hungarian, Ibanag, Icelandic, Ilokano, Indonesian, Ingush, Interlingua, Irish, Irish Gaelic, Istro-Romanian, Italian, Japanese transliteration, Jèrriais, Juhuri, Kabardian, Kalmyk, Kapampangan, Karachay-Balkar, Kashubian, Kazakh, Khalkha (Cyrillized), Kirghiz, Kiribati, Komi, Komi-Permyak, Koongo, Korean transliteration, Kumyk, Kurdish, Ladin (Gardena), Ladin (Valle di Badia), Lak, Languedocien, Latin, Latvian, Lezgi, Lithuanian, Lojban, Lombard, Low Saxon, Lower Sorbian, Luxembourgeois, Macedo-Romanian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay (Latinized), Maltese, Manx, Maori, Hill Mari, Meadow Mari, Marshallese, Megleno-Romanian, Míkmaq, Mohawk, Moksha, Moldovan (Cyrillized), Mongolian, Montenegrin (Cyrillized), Montenegrin (Latinized), Náhuatl, Nanai, Naxi (Latinized), Nogai, Norfolk/Pitcairnese, Norwegian, Nyanja, Occitan, Old Russian, Oromo, Ossetian, Pangasinan, Papiamento, Pedi, Piedmontese, Polish, Portuguese, Potawatomi, Quechua, Romanian, Romansch, Rotokas, Rundi, Russian, Rusyn, Rutul, Saint Lucia Creole, Inari Sami, Lule Sami, Samoan, Sardinian, Scots Gaelic, Serbian (Cyrillized), Serbian (Latinized), Seychelles Creole, Shona, Sicilian, Slovak, Slovene, Somali, Sorbian, South Ndebele, Southern Altai, Southern Sotho, Spanish, Swahili, Swati, Swedish, Tabassaran, Tagalog, Tahitian, Tajik, Tatar (Cyrillized), Tati, Tausug, Tetum, Tok Pisin, Tongan, Tsakhur, Tswana, Tundra Yukaghir, Turkish, Turkmen (Cyrillized), Turkmen (Latinized), Tuvalu, Tuvin, Udi, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Upper Sorbian, Uyghur (Cyrillized), Uyghur (Latinized), Uzbek, Veps, Vilamovian, Volapük, Votic, Walloon, Walpiri, Welsh, Xhosa, Zhuang, and Zulu.
See also: Extended Language Support in Whitney.
Whitney contains the following language localizations, available to users of OpenType fonts within supporting applications.8
|Bulgarian8||Text with language system tag “BGR” substitutes Bulgarian variants of the characters Л, Ф, в, г, д, ж, и, й, к, л, п, т, ц, ш, щ, and ю in all romans; and Л, Ф, в, д, ж, к, and ю in all italics|
|Serbian/Macedonian8||Text with language system tags “SRB” or “MKD” substitutes Serbian/Macedonian variants of the character б in all romans; and б, г, д, п, т and ш in all italics|
|Turkish||Text with language system tag “TRK” maps dotted and dotless I (i/İ, ı/I) to corresponding capitals and small capitals, when activating the “All Caps” or “Small Caps” OpenType features5|
See also: Cyrillic Localization in Whitney.
1. Applicable to Latin characters only.
2. Advanced and Pro editions only.
3. Pro edition only.
4. Keyboard support may vary by locale, operating system, and application.
5. Requires application software supporting OpenType Features.
6. Requires application software supporting OpenType Stylistic Sets.
7. Character substitution can also be effected using the “Stylistic Alternates” OpenType feature, in supporting applications.
8. Requires application software supporting OpenType language system tags.