Displaying Tabular Data With OpenType Features

This example shows how data tables can make use of OpenType number formatting features. With an experimental Firefox build the tables below will render differently.

A data table using font defaults, as seen in all current browers:

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Chocolate409,280231,251184,107200,150
Vanilla367,112197,877151,998169,307
Strawberry155,06897,97074,05183,521
Peach171,79296,22969,45080,357

With tabular figures enabled:

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Chocolate409,280231,251184,107200,150
Vanilla367,112197,877151,998169,307
Strawberry155,06897,97074,05183,521
Peach171,79296,22969,45080,357

Screenshot of the table above with tabular figures enabled:

Font used: Calluna by Jos Buivenga (exljbris)

Data: EOT compression vs. gzip