David Creamer just sent around a great little resource for just that purpose: http://www.ideastraining.com/PDFs/DingbatSamples.pdf
-----Original Message----- From: framers-bounces+jsgammato=imprivata....@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces+jsgammato=imprivata.com at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Linda G. Gallagher Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 10:48 AM To: 'Steve Rickaby' Cc: framers at FrameUsers.com Subject: RE: Creating special bullets Rick, At the risk of sounding stupid, how do you know what letter corresponds to the symbol you want? That's the crux of my question. Thanks to Ann and Shlomo for reminding me of how to use the hex code. That worked just fine and was the method I'd used before, but I'd forgotten the "formula" for how to use the hex code. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Linda G. Gallagher TechCom Plus, LLC lindag at techcomplus dot com www.techcomplus.com 303-450-9076 or 800-500-3144 User guides, online help, FrameMaker and WebWorks ePublisher templates ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Manager, STC Consulting and Independent Contracting SIG http://www.stcsig.org/cic/index.html ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ -----Original Message----- From: Steve Rickaby [mailto:srick...@wordmongers.demon.co.uk] Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 7:22 AM To: Linda G. Gallagher Cc: framers at FrameUsers.com Subject: Re: Creating special bullets At 17:34 -0600 11/3/07, Linda G. Gallagher wrote: >I could swear I've done this before, but how to do it is eluding me. I >was trying to show someone how to create bulleted lists with different >types of bullet symbols. I have a couple of examples from existing >documents that worked, but I wanted to show them how to figure out how >to set it up from scratch. If you don't want to mess with character codes, set your desired bullet font as a character tag (for example, Dingbats, Wingdings) and use the character tag in the Automnumber field. This way you can merely use the letter that corresponds with the character in the bullet font that you want. For example, the letter 'N' equates with the large square in Zapf Dingbats. You can also use this method to set a different font size for the bullet if you wish, although you may get baseline alignment problems. There is a MIF hack for this which I forget but which has been documented here before. -- Steve _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to Framers as jsgammato at imprivata.com. Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/jsgammato%40imprivat a.com Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.