# [NTG-context] Dropped Caps with Numerals

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon May 22 23:31:47 CEST 2006

jeffdod at comcast.net wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I was wondering if there is a way to do dropped caps (in ConTeXt) but
> with numerals instead of letters. The standard DroppedCaps macro only
> seems to work with letters.

You can either add the digits to the string of 'to be dropped'
characters by adding this definition to your preamble:

\def\DroppedString{ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789}

or you can use the lettrine module that you can find here:

http://modules.contextgarden.net/t-lettrine

Cheers, Taco


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