[Coco] Font editor for OS9/NitrOS-9 Level 2?

Stephen H. Fischer SFischer1 at Mindspring.com
Tue May 12 01:57:25 EDT 2015

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Subject: Re: [Coco] Font editor for OS9/NitrOS-9 Level 2?

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Stephen H. Fischer"
> Sent: Monday, May 11, 2015 10:39 PM
> Subject: Re: [Coco] Font editor for OS9/NitrOS-9 Level 2?
>> The Graphics Screens allow you to select fonts but not the text ones. 
>> There may have been an editor for graphics fonts in Rainbow. I wrote an 
>> editor for something but it has been so many years.
>> My "Colorful SLED Full Screen Text editor for OS-9"
>> http://www.tandycoco.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=119&t=198
>> allows you to use more of the <Alt> characters.
>> For "Minted" others will need to report it's use of <Alt> characters.
>> OS-9's use of the full ASCII is full of holes, duplicates, unusual 
>> operations (2 or 3 characters with one key press) and so on.
>> I generated a chart but I would need to look for it.
>> SHF
> Thanks Stephen.
> I'm trying to recreate the block characters from the ECB low-res characters 
> 128-255 on to a 80x24 type 7 window.
> The font editor I'm using only seems to handle the chars up to 127.
> I don't know nothing 'bout no fonts, so this is my first experimentation 
> with OS-9 fonts.
Err, you may expose more problems in OS-9 than you may wish to fight.

I only tested standard characters on the graphics screens.

Tomorrow I will try and find my results.


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