The "hollow bullet" appears to be taken from Courier New.
It is also in Times New Roman and Arial as well (not on
the Mac version of these fonts, though) as Unicode 25CB.
It is also in Adobe's OpenType version of Courier, 
Courier Std.

However, without Unicode support, you cannot access that
character from within FrameMaker. Sorry! You'll need to
find a font that has it as a symbol in the "lower 256"
and that maps to FrameMaker.

        - Dov


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Guy K. Haas [mailto:guy at cliveden.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 3:42 PM
> To: framers at frameusers.com
> Cc: Dov Isaacs
> Subject: Hollow bullets?
> 
> Does anybody out there, including the "dumb engineer," have 
> any advice on how to get FrameMaker 7.2 to have the same 
> three levels of bullets that "Wurd" produces natively?
> 
> We do our FrameMaker on WindowsXP and produce PDFs so far, 
> though we may well get into WebWorks and online help after a while.
> 
> Solid black circles above the text baseline for the outermost 
> level are the FrameMaker norm.
> 
> Those second-level hollow bullets (black perimeter, white 
> interior, above the text baseline) are not in the fonts we 
> use, nor the character tables in the FrameMaker 
> documentation, nor in Wingdings, nor WebDings.
> 
> The third-level would be en-dashes or hyphens.
> 
> But without access to the hollow bullet, I'm stuck with only 
> two levels: 
> the solid dots and the en-dash or hyphen.
> 
> Do we need to buy a font?  (Could I just buy a vowel?)
> 
> --Guy K. Haas
>    Software Exegete in Silicon Valley
> 
> 
> 

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