Making Preset Shapes From Dingbat Fonts


Copyright © February, 2004 SuzShook

sample dings

dot   Script Summary:

The purpose of this script is to create PSP Preset Shapes from a dingbat font.


dot   Installation Instructions:

Download the script - this script runs from any Restricted folder, including its own Quick Guide folder.


dot   Change History:

  • 00 - original version
  • 01 - removed character as part of shape name; shapes numbered using font name with appended number starting from 01
  • 02 - replaced character as part of shape name; altered code to avoid most unassigned keystrokes; inserted code to calculate position of next ding
  • 03 - script now picks up font name and size from Tool Options palette
  • 04 - corrected error in GetToolInfo function that caused script to fail on non-English systems
  • 05 - updated for PSP 9 (GetToolInfo function for text)
  • 06 - added warning to instructions document (index file) about UNchecking 'Remember text' box in Text Entry dialog - script not changed