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Instructions provided describe how to determine the CharacterIndex value of TrueType fonts.
When working with point features and want to symbolize them with TrueType fonts -- for example, the ESRI fonts that come with MapObjects -- you specify the CharacterIndex property to designate the character code in the Font associated with the Symbol. You can determine the CharacterIndex values for the symbols through trial and error or, if you have Microsoft Word, you can get the number that matches the symbol you want easily. Here's how to do it.