Ken Ray kray at
Mon May 1 16:05:36 EDT 2006

On 5/1/06 1:57 PM, "Roger.E.Eller at"
<Roger.E.Eller at> wrote:

>> Does anyone know where to find a special font that was created way back
> in
>> the dim times (OS 7, I believe) that displayed for each character slot a
>> reduced character with the corresponding ASCII codes directly beneath
> them?
>> ...
>> I'm *dying* for this font, as it is a real help in debugging oddly
> formatted
>> text...
> Ken,
> For the purpose you describe, you can probably use this to -make- an ASCII
> font. This service used to be free, but now it costs $9 per font. I used
> it and it works pretty good. You write (or type) onto the template what
> you want each letter to look like, upload it, and a font file is
> auto-generated.

That looks neat, Roger, but unfortunately it doesn't handle the full 256
characters, which is what I need for the purposes I'm using it for.
Basically I'm looking to quickly see the ASCII values of non-printing chars
in context of other chars in the text.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
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