Re: Finding symbols



James wrote to Tony Jollans on Wed, 1 Feb 2006 21:10:55 -0500:

TJ>> Answered in the word.docmanagement group.

JS> You intrigued someone else who did not ask the question
JS> and had no idea that the symbol existed. I see that there
JS> seems be a very full list at
JS> http://www.bigbaer.com/reference/character_entity_reference.htm


JS> However, in MS Word all these symbols seem to be in MS
JS> Gothic which is not a font that I much like. Are there any
JS> other fonts available with these characters? I note that
JS> there are many mathematical symbols and even temperature
JS> symbols. However, I think I will continue to use two
JS> characters rather than the single one given by Alt+8451: °C rather
JS> than ?. (I don't know if I can post the things unless I
JS> post in Unicode :-)


I now know that I would have had to use Unicode and probably others
will not receive them either.


James Silverton.

.