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August 21, 2008 / technocrawl

Create your ASCII Character

Here is a trick that shows how to create your own ASCII characters using the eudcedit that go shipped with windows box.

You can too create your own ASCII Characters in windows XP and use it in any of the text editors, but it is similar to a Unicode Character. TO create your own font just follow the steps given below,….

1. Go to the run and type eudcedit.
Now you can see the following pop-up window….


2. There you can see a window with title ” Select Code”, and inside that you can see several boxes, just double click on any one of the box, and you can get a window with title ” Private character editor “, you can see some tools beside them, just took the pencil tool and create your character on the given space.

3. The main thing you have to note here is, you can only associate your font with the already existing fonts such as Arial, Arial Narrow, Arial Black and so on.

4. After designing the font click on the save button, or just hold the CTRL + S key on your keyboard to save the character that you created now.

5. Close the window, go to Start -> All programs -> Accessories -> System tools -> Charactermap ( or ) you can either go to the character map by, go to run and type Charmap.

6. In the Character map, you need to select the Font as” All fonts ( Private Charactes )”.

7. Then you can see the font you created using the eudcedit, and if you wanna use this character, just double click on it, you can see the font at ” Select to copy”, just copy it and paste it in any text editors in your computer.


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