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ITC Zapf Dingbats

Tool to decrypt / encode messages written with symbols / dingbats by Hermann Zapf from the International Typeface Corporation.

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ITC Zapf Dingbats

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What are Zapf Dingbats? (Definition)

Zapf Dingbats are series of symbols (dingbats) created by Hermann Zapf in 1978. Commissioned by the International Typeface Corporation (ITC), they became popular with their integration into PostScript printers. Then, later, they were among the first dingbats to integrate the Unicode standard.

How to encrypt using Zapf Dingbats font?

The first series, named series 100 or (ITC-100) has been integrated as a character font and has equivalences with printable ASCII characters. It is therefore possible to encode messages with a correspondence table:

Achar(65)Bchar(66)Cchar(67)Dchar(68)Echar(69)Fchar(70)Gchar(71)Hchar(72)
Ichar(73)Jchar(74)Kchar(75)Lchar(76)Mchar(77)Nchar(78)Ochar(79)Pchar(80)
Qchar(81)Rchar(82)Schar(83)Tchar(84)Uchar(85)Vchar(86)Wchar(87)Xchar(88)
Ychar(89)Zchar(90)achar(97)bchar(98)cchar(99)dchar(100)echar(101)fchar(102)
gchar(103)hchar(104)ichar(105)jchar(106)kchar(107)lchar(108)mchar(109)nchar(110)
ochar(111)pchar(112)qchar(113)rchar(114)schar(115)tchar(116)uchar(117)vchar(118)
wchar(119)xchar(120)ychar(121)zchar(122)
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Example: The word Dingbat is written ✤❉■❇❂❁▼

How to decrypt using Zapf Dingbats font?

Each Zapf symbol corresponds to an ASCII character, so decryption is obtained by substitution.

Example: ✺,❁,❐,❆ is decoded Z,a,p,f

How to recognize Zapf Dingbats?

The Dingbats 100 series contains scissors, crosses, check marks, pencils and pens, stars, flowers, as well as some squares, circles and triangles.

The Unicode block U+2700 to U+2760 contains the vast majority of Zapf 100 series glyphs.

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