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REBOL looks great fordoing the modern programming stuff, but can it do basic Text Art stuff like the old languages based on BASIC could.

posted by:   Daniel       29-Jul-2014/19:28:07-7:00



Text Art in BASIC? I don't recall any Text Art routines in BASIC... What exactly are you looking for? Sounds like it might be a cool option :)

posted by:   mothdragon       30-Jul-2014/19:40:53-7:00



Perhaps the TUI dialect would help. Take a look at this section of my tutorial:
    
http://re-bol.com/rebol.html#section-10.9
    
And the resulting Textris program:
    
http://www.rebol.org/view-script.r?script=textris.r&sid=t4rt

posted by:   Nick       31-Jul-2014/11:51:48-7:00



You can have it begin printing at any coordinate on screen, then feed it instructions for any drawing routines you want.

posted by:   Nick       31-Jul-2014/13:40:47-7:00



Oh... Ascii art! I'd forgotten about that! Cool stuff!

posted by:   mothdragon       9-Aug-2014/23:52:58-7:00