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Does anyone know a font that looks like Georgia, but where in the numbers are a consistent height and don't drip down oddly as in Georgia?

Better yet, is there anywhere I can get a .ttf or a .otf where in the numbers are adjusted?

I can't just manually adjust the font because I need it for font-face.

Thanks in advance.

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I would recommend exploring Google Web Fonts for a font-face alternative first. –  John Rygielski May 4 '12 at 21:56
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"don't drip down oddly" = Text Figures = en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Text_figures –  DA01 May 4 '12 at 22:07
    
Thanks for the link about Text Figures. Very interesting. –  Ferdia O'Brien May 6 '12 at 13:57

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Taking a look at the Wikipedia entry for Georgia, they mention that it is influenced by Clarendon typefaces.

Here's Georgia:

Georgia

Here's URW Clarendon:

URW Clarendon

Update

Not knowing your exact purpose, you might also want to consider simply using numbers from a more commonly available similar font. Times New Roman, for example, isn't too different, and mixing the numerals from Times with those of Georgia doesn't look too bad.

Here's an example:

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Georgia with Times numbers looks like the ticket I think. I doubt I'd notice it if I hadn't read the entire post. –  Ferdia O'Brien May 6 '12 at 14:00

I think MyFonts' What The Font could help You find similar typefaces

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Bitstream Charter has three things in common with Georgia: (1) it's about the same size; (2) its upper-case letters are less tall than lower-case ascenders; (3) it was designed by Matthew Carter. But Bitstream Charter has lined (non-descending) numerals.

Unfortunately I have no experience with @font-face, so I can't help you with that part of the problem.

Bitstream Charter

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Here are some similar fonts to Georgia with lining numerals:

Ingeborg

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News 706

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Escrow

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Just look around in web fonts services, these are just 3 of the many examples yu can find in http://www.identifont.com

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That similarity finder is extremely useful. Thanks for the heads up. –  Ferdia O'Brien May 4 '12 at 23:07

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