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ASCII Art Font

A font which allows people to type large, complex pieces of ASCII Art
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So, each character in this Truetype font would reproduce a grid of about 10x10 Courier characters. The alphabetic characters would map to letters (e.g. see link) - everything else would map to all the other things beloved of ASCII Art enthusiasts - Star Wars figures, etc.
hippo, Jan 08 2001

Example ASCII Art Letters http://www.chris.co...art/html/fonts.html
[hippo, Jan 08 2001, last modified Oct 21 2004]

(???) Fishdicks http://www.geocities.com/fishdicks_2000/
In my font searches I've come across numerous graphics "fonts" - wingdings are one example, but there are much more elaborate "fonts", complex borders, tiles, etc. I'll see if I can find the link to my favorite site - fontcentral, or something like that - meanwhile, this site has some interesting specimens.
There area also links here to font editing programs... [Scott_D, Jan 08 2001, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Figlet http://www.figlet.org/
It's not truetype, but it's Baked anyway. [egnor, Jan 08 2001, last modified Oct 21 2004]

AA-lib http://www.ibiblio....raries/aalib.README
In case you wanted more than just fonts... [egnor, Jan 08 2001, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Typoasis http://www.moorstat...oasis/typoasis1.htm
Not really relevant, but some interesting fonts. [Scott_D, Jan 08 2001, last modified Oct 21 2004]

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       Where were people lining up to register for this typing class?
reensure, Jan 08 2001
  

       I see now, what you are trying to achieve, a letter which corresponds to a matrix, or 2D array of a given character - sort of like the shareware Banner programs that used to ubiquitous in the days of the PC-AT and dot matrix printers.
Scott_D, Jan 08 2001
  

       See links.
egnor, Jan 08 2001
  

       Surely it wouldn't be that hard to write a program that did this. Just very tedious, maybe...
Valrus, Oct 17 2002
  


 

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