Viewing Glyphs for a Particular Font in the OS X Character Viewer

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Viewing Glyphs for a Particular Font in the OS X Character Viewer

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I often want to view font characters such as dingbats that do not map directly to the keyboard. The character viewer is obviously the utility to call upon but I keep forgetting how to display the characters (glyphs to be more accurate) for a particular font.

The solution is simply to select Glyph from the view pop=up menu in the tool bar. The Glyph Catalog will be displayed allowing the glyphs to be displayed for a particular font. The problematic font can be selected and the required glyph inserted.