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    2 Star Lounger
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    Access and Symbols (2000 (9.0.2720))

    I am building a database of approved abbreviations and symbols. W/ the help of character mapping I have been able to copy and past most symbols from character map to the database. However, I have four that I'm unable to find in character map. Does character map allow me to create my own symbols. If so, how do I proceed?

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    Plutonium Lounger
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    Mar 2002
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    Re: Access and Symbols (2000 (9.0.2720))

    Character map only displays characters that are available in the fonts installed on your system. You cannot use it to create your own symbols.

    The Arial Unicode MS font contains a very large number of symbols; see if it is installed on your PC (and that of your users); it comes standard with Windows XP (Home and Pro).

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