Copyright Dr. Rosemary Sassoon and Adrian Williams 1988-2011.
The default characters
The default characters Sans fonts are designed for more accomplished or adult readers.
Default characters and many others can of course be changed with an alternative.
he application using the fonts (such as MS-Word) must be OpenType feature 'savvy' to take advantage of alternatives built into the fonts. The feature is known as 'Stylistic Sets'.
See OpenType 'feature sets' page for instructions on how to activate the various Alternative letters.