[XeTeX] Dingbat symbol

Joachim Trinkwitz jtr at uni-bonn.de
Tue Jan 10 10:31:09 CET 2006

Am 07.01.2006 um 10:43 schrieb Jonathan Kew:

> In XeTeX, you need to load the font, either directly with a \font  
> command, e.g.:
> 	\font\dingbats="Zapf Dingbats" at 12pt
> or (if you're dealing with LaTeX) using the fontspec package:
> 	\newfontinstance\dingbats{Zapf Dingbats}
> Then you can print a telephone by saying {\dingbats \char"260E}.

Great, this works fine. I defined a shortcut for the telephone  
location symbol, which looks best in my opinion.

Thanks for your work with XeTeX and for making it free!


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