Re: approximately equal to symbol or font

by "Lady Wistfulee" <wistfulee(at)>

 Date:  Thu, 22 Jul 1999 22:52:17 -1000
 To:  "Cindy Stanley" <stanleysupport(at)>,
 References:  default
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A True type Font called Symbol makes the "approximate equal to" sign...set
to that font & type "shift 2" (at the same time, without the quotes--the @
sign for other fonts).
much alohas from Maui...
Lady Wistfulee
--Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.
        --Henry David Thoreau
----- Original Message -----
From: Cindy Stanley <stanleysupport(at)>
To: <hwg-graphics(at)>
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 1999 8:58 PM
Subject: approximately equal to symbol or font

> Yeah, back on this subject again ...
> For the *poster* that queried about a registered trademark symbol font
> (R in a circle), other than the many choices you have been supplied with
> previously, I have found it in my installed windows fonts (I believe),
> under the "WP TypographicSymbols" by using the key 7.
> Now, for my question ...
> Does anyone know of a font that will produce the "approximate equal to"
> sign (an equals with the tilde on top)? I don't care to use the extended
> numeric code of &#8773; nor the named entity of &cong; for it is mainly
> for 4+ html/browsers.
> TIA,
> Cindy K. Stanley

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