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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Zapf Dingbats Last year police made 3,271 seizures in Birmingham.
Zapf Dingbats Central England customs and excise seized drugs worth pounds 2.
Zapf Dingbats Three-quarters of children are offered drugs by the time they are 16.
Zapf Dingbats Almost half of all children under 16 have tried drugs.
Zapf Dingbats One in five people arrested for any crime tests positive for heroin.
Zapf Dingbats Half of all people arrested have used some sort of illegal drug in the previous 24 hours.
Dingbats think spending pounds 30,000 on a car is going to impress the opposite sex more than spending pounds 30,000 on the opposite sex.
And when you park in a vast car park with acres of space on all sides, Dingbats are the people who park so close they graze your door.
And I hadn't realised I would now drive alone in the world of the Dingbat.
Adam won his other two matches, and Thomas Flint and Ryan Million both won against all three of the Dingbats.
Division Four: Dingbats 1, Sedgefield 9; Chocoholics 0, St Michaels 10.
Div 4: Northfield Dingbats 1, Northfield St Michael's 9; Northfield Chocoholics 0, Northfield Fireblades 10.