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As an alternative, assuming you know the risks and have a backup, there are some utilities on Cydia which can change fonts that various iOS apps use. However, you have to jailbreak your device to use them. Just bringing this up as an alternative.
Typographic features like this can normally only be used in a word processing app. You go to Format > Font > Show Fonts and click on the gear wheel and then select the Typography pane. There should be boxes to check for different styles of numerals, which will be applied to selected text in the app, as long as the app supports it. Try TextEdit first.
Here is what I would do, since I do not know a way to integrate the some of the character viewer symbols in to a font. Your input method is your keyboard. Your Font is a choice of a font as main language alphanumeric) for lets say Latin) and sub version (Italic, Bold ect) as stile of the font. As you are writing in main language (let say English) you need ...
The problem you mention has existed since OS X 10.7 was released nearly 4 years ago, so it has been discussed a lot in various places. I think the best fix is probably to use the 3rd party alternative palette, Ultra Character Map. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ultra-character-map/id520265986?mt=12 However if I remember right it cannot handle glyphs with ...
WhatFont is not as magical as it seems - it's simply surfacing information already present in the web page coding (the font being used) in a way that is easy for non-technical users. There is no program that I am aware of that will identify fonts under the cursor when the information is not already available. MyFonts has a service called WhatTheFont! where ...
You may want to try FontLab Studio. My brother used it a few years ago when he needed to design fonts for use on Mac & Windows machines. Website claims it can open .bdf files, but no mention of .fon files.
Try looking for these fonts in Format > Font > Show Fonts. That should always give you a full list even if the dropdown menu inside Pages for some reason does not.
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