Wingdings & Webdings are symbolic fonts used in most of the Microsoft Office package programs including Excel.
Microsoft Wingdings was released in 1992 and there are three versions of it: Wingdings, Wingdings2 and Wingdings3.
The Wingdings fonts include small graphics of hand signals,arrows,check marks etc.
HOW TO DISPLAY THE ICONS
Select the cell(s) you want to display the icon.
Change the font type.
Input the letter corresponding to the icon you require.
Below is a chart displaying all the relevant symbols and the character you input to display this symbol.
You can download this chart at the bottom of this article.