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Posted on 2003-11-08
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Hi experts!

I need to save text to a Word doc from my appl. using a monospaced font (aka old MS Linedraw)
for this I have chosen Courier New, but how can I access the "extended" chars
in this font? It appears to me that these are only available from inside Word.

I need the special chars to build/draw a box (DOS-like) :  ┌ ┐┬└ ┘┴

If there is a solution to this, please add a little code-sample.

Regards
Robsoft

XP Pro - VB6/SP5 - Office 2000
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Use symbol?


Selection.InsertSymbol Font:="Symbol", CharacterNumber:=-3863, Unicode:= _
        True
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Selection.InsertSymbol Font:="Courier New", CharacterNumber:=9484, Unicode _
        :=True
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by:Robsoft
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Yo! bullseye!

Thanks a million - well almost (500)  ;-)

Robsoft
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