Yes, you can enter the hex code directly in dialog boxes.
However, the hex code of the Windows character map often
does not match the character which is then shown in
FrameMaker. If the character is not listed in the FrameMaker
"Character Sets" PDF file, I usually test all characters on
my keyboard until I find the correct one.

Best regards


> -----Original Message-----
> From: framers-bounces+wreng=tycoint.com at lists.frameusers.com
> [mailto:framers-bounces+wreng=tycoint.com at lists.frameusers.com
> ]On Behalf
> Of Shlomo Perets
> Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 7:58 AM
> To: lindag at techcomplus.com
> Cc: Framers at FrameUsers.com
> Subject: Re: Creating special bullets
> Linda,
> You wrote:
> >... I've found the FrameMaker Character Sets document that 
> is available under
> >the Help menu, but even when I tried entering the hex or 
> ANSI codes from it
> >with a Zapf Dingbats char tag in the para style, I still did 
> not get a match
> >between the code I put in and the resulting bullet symbol as 
> listed in the
> >document.  ...
> You can directly specify the hex code shown in Windows 
> built-in Character 
> Map in FrameMaker dialog boxes. For example, the Windows icon 
> in Wingdings 
> is reported in the Character Map as "Character code: 0xFF". 
> In FrameMaker, 
> Autonumber Format box, use \xFF to refer to the same 
> character; it will 
> show in the document as the Windows icon if the font defined for the 
> autonumber is Wingdings.
> [ Starting with FM6.0, the FrameMaker Character Sets PDF has some 
> inaccuracies --see http://www.microtype.com/Hmmms.html#0312 . 
> The Windows 
> Character Map is recommended instead ]
> Shlomo Perets
> MicroType, http://www.microtype.com * ToolbarPlus Express for 
> FrameMaker
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