standard & discretionary ligatures
a ligature is a single glyph created from the fusion of two or more letterforms. standard ligatures purpose is to make certain letter parts that tend to knock up against each other more attractive or less confused. discretionary ligatures are more decorative and heir calligraphic appearance can make them feel ornamental.
swash characters & stylistic alternates
swash characters are stylised letterforms with extended strokes which can be used effectively for expressive passages of text or for titles. salomé offers several alternative characters that allows to give another appearance for the look of the selected characters.
when all-caps styling is applied, numerals and punctuation marks will be replaced with variants that align better with the capital letters.
salomé includes true small caps. they are uppercase glyphs designed to blend with lower case text. small capitals features replaces lower case letters by small caps but leaves capitals unchanged. punctuation marks will be replaced with variants that align better with the small capitals.
lining figures & oldstyle figures
lining figures are numerals which share a common height and fit better with all-cap text and are the default figures in salomé font. oldstyle figures have varying heights and are similar to lowercase characters.
superiors, inferiors, fractions & ordinals
salomé includes features for numeric typography, including pre-designed fractions, numerators and denominators, superscript, scientific inferiors and ordinals.
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