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 Narcotics worth an incredible pounds 400 million are believed to have been brought into the city last year.
Zapf Dingbats Last year police made 3,271 seizures in Birmingham.
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.
The Dingbats' only point was won by Josh Molnar against Adam Athey.
Division Four: Dingbats 1, Sedgefield 9; Chocoholics 0, St Michaels 10.
Greg Love, Jamie Clayton and Lewis Goodman all won three each for St Michael's, with the Dingbats' only point coming from Josh Molnar and Alex Rowland in the doubles.
Div 4: Northfield Dingbats 1, Northfield St Michael's 9; Northfield Chocoholics 0, Northfield Fireblades 10.