Is there webdings on mac OS?

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Just wondering if it's considered a web-safe font. If so, does this include the symbols, such as the euro symbol, copyright, infinity, etc.
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Have you checked the character palette to see if it has the symbols you need?
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I don't have a mac. I want to use some of the symbols in a design to save on bandwidth instead of using images. I wanted to make sure it would be compatible
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does no one here run a mac? Simple question guys
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Its not included by default You have to install MS office to get the font. So probably not a high percentage of users. However, you should be able to use the html equivalent value to get most of those symbols from a standard websafe font like arial.

Here's a list.
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yeah, I gave up on the idea. Apparently FF and Opera don't allow special characters, only unicode. So I tried a unicode alternative - dingbats. Chrome and IE have trouble displaying unicode symbols for dingbats. So I'm outta luck on that; looks like I'll have to use images.
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Why don't you insert the symbol and encode the page UTF-8 without BOM?
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I tried 3 different encodings and 2 different doctypes because while searching for an answer, I read that xhtml may not display symbols. This didn't work. I then tried the different encodings, that didn't work. I then tried css hacks to insert certain symbols if it was opera or FF, and other symbols if it was a different browser; that didn't work and I don't really like using hacks.

I'm not sure what BOM is or how to encode it.
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I have Notepad++ which encodes files for me... I recommend you get it... it's free.

This forum (and mine) are XHTML and encoded UTF-8.

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