If you occasionally use Microsoft Word, you will no doubt be familiar with the insert symbol dialog box. Using this dialog, you can insert symbols using different symbol fonts into your current document.

Last week, I received an inquiry from a TX Text Control customer who wanted to add such a feature to his application. Although at first glance, this seems like a simple task, in detail it is a little tricky.

I would like to share the solution that we came up with.

Please take a look at the new source code snippet Building a Symbol Dialog in the TX Text Control Source Code Library.