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Spr and ascii formatting

  1. May 30, 2006 #1


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    I've noticed in some posts in spr that they draw ASCII diagrams... for which spaces and an equal-width font are essential. I wonder if it would be possible to display that forum in a manner where extra spaces are displayed, and by default in an equal-width font (e.g. courier new)... or at least possible to have an easily accessible button to display the ASCII version of the post!
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  3. May 30, 2006 #2


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    Well, I used to have some code there to parse LaTeX, and also a button to provide a fixed-width view of the posts... but endless vBulletin upgrades have made that code obsolete. I haven't had much time (or impetus) to rewrite it all. Argh.

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