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Prevent the legend from being obscured in gnuplot's "dumb" terminal

Gnuplot's set term dumb is useful for visualizing data directly on a remote PC, where a GUI may not be available. However, I am seeing an issue, where the legend becomes obscured, causing the result ...
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How to draw ASCII art through cmd to textfile(notepad)?

I was exploring the banner command on linux and am wondering to use something of that sort to put into text files in Windows10. I have tried cowsay and figlet, didn't like the cow/tux talking to me ...
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Figlets installation on Windows 10

I have used figlet to create ASCII text for Source code comments. (figlet website). Recently I upgraded to Windows 10. It used to work in Windows 7. (It is been few months since I used it though). But ...
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A text is converting to ASCII or BINARY first?

When we type something in a text file or suppose that I'm sending an email to my friend with an attachment inside the email. In both cases of text file and email. What is happening first? Is that text/...
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CECHO echoing a big ASCII art

I went online and found a tool called cecho which is batch file's echo with color. I have a big piece of ASCII art(237 x 57 char) and I want to use cecho to color them. As far as I know, I have to ...
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Asciio on Ubuntu, can't find export as .txt

I just downloaded Asciio to my workstation running Ubuntu 14.04. I created a pretty complex piece of ascii code in order to put as part of the documentation inside my code. I can save files and open ...
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How to make an "ASCII" art table for Facebook or Twitter?

How to have a table on services that only support plain text like Facebook or Twitter, since they are all misaligned for not having a mono-spaced typeface? In other words, how to turn this: ╔═════════...
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Inverse characters in MPlayer + aalib

I've noticed that the 'aalib' or 'aa' video output plugin for MPlayer does something it didn't do before: it uses inverse characters for display (black text over white background). I've tried several ...
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Word adding newlines after replaced text?

For a video game, I'm making an ascii map of 1s and 0s which the program makes a 3D labyrinth out of. This is obviously not fun to edit (100x100). To make it easier, I tried setting up Word's ...
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How can I paste space-formatted tables in Lync without losing the formatting?

Multiple spaces are replaced by a single space character. Too bad when doing things as such: |#|Name | |-+---------| |1|John Paul| |2|John | |3|Robert | |4|Jimmy | Edit: This kind of ...
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How can I put custom, color ascii art into Metasploit?

I'd like to add to or change the ASCII art that gets displayed on startup in Metasploit. Where is/are the file(s) I need to edit to do this, and what is the syntax? How can I include color in the ...
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How to save mplayer's output when watching in ASCII mode (with aalib)

I was helping out a friend working on a presentation where he wants to show some videos he has taken but converted to ASCII art. I can do that quite easily with mplayer on a Linux box using aalib (-vo ...
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What is the ASCII (Alt+number) for the square root symbol (√) in Windows?

How do I type the square root symbol (√) in Windows?
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Is there a key combo that's usable for Unicode characters in the same manner as ASCII characters? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Typing strange letters¿ w/o numpad? If you open up Window's Character Map and select, say, Arial as the font then you're obviously shown all of the characters that Arial ...
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How to type smiley face ASCII☺?

How to type smiley face ASCII ☺ ? P.S I copy pasted ☺ from a site. ☺
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ASCII-art unicorn one-liner [closed]

I need to spruce up my debugging messages. I have a smiley in there :D, but someone suggested using a unicorn. There are some nice resources on ASCII unicorns (e.g. http://www.ascii-art.de/ascii/uvw/...
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Captcha workaround while using a text only broswer

Has anyone developed or found a workaround for getting past captchas while using a text only webbrowser, such as Links? The only thing that occurred to me would be to download and render the image ...
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A site for pimp my Notepad [closed]

Is there any site which have premade words and stuff for Notepad like: ______ ___ ___ /\ _ \ /\_ \ /\_ \ \ \ \L\ \\//\ \ \//\ \ __ __ _ __ ___ \ \ __ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ /'__`\ /...
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