Re: Modified CP 1252 character set

  • From: "Paul Breeze" <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> (Redacted sender "paul.breeze" for DMARC)
  • To: xywrite@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2016 14:01:59 +0000

Dear Edward

I have tried this in VDos and in VDosPlus but I see no change. What should I be looking for?


On 06/11/2016 19:03, Edward Mendelson wrote:
I haven’t tried this, but it should work in vDos, and perhaps also in vDosPlus:

In autoexec.txt include:

chip 1252

In config.txt change

font = WhateverFontNameYouUse


font = -WhateverFontNameYouUse

with a minus sign immediately to the left of “Whatever”

This causes vDos to display line-draw characters instead of whatever characters are native to the font.

Again, not tested in vDosPlus.

Edward Mendelson

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