drb at msu.edu
Fri Mar 11 14:01:50 CST 2005
> This is pushing off-topic even on CCTALK but it does apply to
> documentation etc acceptable to non-GUI machines -- does anyone know
> of a "graphical" (eg. curses) drawing program that outputs ASCII,
> for .+n[u,i]x?
On the theory that ANSI draw programs used to be in vogue in the late
80s/early 90s BBS era, and that ASCII art is still used on old systems,
I'm going to answer this as on topic. :-)
A number of possibilities come to mind:
1. Run something like the TheDraw (old DOS program) under dosbox
or similar emulator.
2. Have a look at EDASCII (X app in Tk), cadubi (console app in
perl), Linux ASCII Draw, etc. Try googling for "ansi draw program"
3. Try emacs picture drawing mode.
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