Dingbats


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Dingbats

A font made up of symbols (arrows, pointing hands, stars, etc.) originally developed by International Typeface Corporation and officially called "ITC Zapf Dingbats." There are many variations of Dingbats from other font houses. For example, TrueType brings Wingdings and Webdings, offering a wide variety of symbols for numerous purposes.


Wingding Examples
Dingbats, Wingdings and similar fonts provide an easy way of adding graphics by simply typing them as text. However, you have to remember which letters and digits produce which symbols as in the examples above.
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He says: "I do enjoy the Dingbat section of your paper; admittedly it is a bit of a task to find the thing when you jiggle the sections about for frivolous reasons, like the job section
If I want to impress Firstborn I talk about our new software and pretend that I understand all about cookies and pop-ups, dingbats and default settings.
We'll be bringing readers four new puzzles, including Dingbats, Magic Square, Nonagram and Five Alive, as well as the usual Sudoku, Cross-Code and crosswords.
Against dingbats like these, who wouldn't prefer to be tried in one of those fantasy melodramas where the jury consists of historical heavies like Genghis Khan, Vlad the Impaler, and Gwarvaq of Argus 7?
In Pittsburgh, Dingbats restaurants offered a "Hot Country Jam Burger" in connection with a country concert, creating fun, excitement and sales.
Buzztime intends to develop and distribute iTV versions of Boxerjam's most popular content including their multi-player game shows Strike a Match(R), Know it All and Out of Order; single-player games Hexagone, Monty and Poker Solitaire; and, their daily interactive puzzles, including Flexicon, Clink(R), CrossWire, Magnet-O, Elvis-Lives, and Dingbats.
The character set and keyboard views make finding symbols, dingbats and other special characters a snap.
Then Tony would be free to join Thatcher on the lecture circuit where dingbats pay good money to listen to self-serving garbage from vain has-beens.
It is flagcrete and dingbats and terrazzo About the only word that defines Googie is kooky, daddy-o.
Even if someone has the same version of Word, but lacks your favourite Zapf Dingbats, the document they open will look different than what you intended.
Thirdly, there are the Dingbats with numerous stars, religious symbols, pens, pencils, scissors and what I hope is the V for victory sign.
On the page shown, the box at the top, the "&" sign, the numbers in the table of contents, the dingbats, the subheads in the body copy, and the date and page number at the bottom of the page use the second color: for this issue, red.