• Strange ANSI Issue

    From Thumper@VERT/THEWASTE to All on Fri Jun 9 15:05:00 2023
    Hello,

    After a crash awhile back, I'm noticing that certain ANSI files show up as nothing but colored hashtags. The Synchronet Logo being one of them and then my Avatars. Not sure what is happening....


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  • From Digital Man@VERT to Thumper on Fri Jun 9 17:12:35 2023
    Re: Strange ANSI Issue
    By: Thumper to All on Fri Jun 09 2023 03:05 pm

    Hello,

    After a crash awhile back, I'm noticing that certain ANSI files show up as nothing but colored hashtags. The Synchronet Logo being one of them and then my Avatars. Not sure what is happening....

    It sounds like your user account is configured for US-ASCII output (not CP-437).
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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Thumper on Fri Jun 9 22:45:35 2023
    Re: Strange ANSI Issue
    By: Thumper to All on Fri Jun 09 2023 03:05 pm

    Hello,

    After a crash awhile back, I'm noticing that certain ANSI files show up as nothing but colored hashtags. The Synchronet Logo being one of them and then my Avatars. Not sure what is happening....

    what is 'a crash' ?
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  • From Thumper@VERT/THEWASTE to Digital Man on Mon Jun 12 10:38:00 2023
    Digital Man wrote to Thumper <=-

    Re: Strange ANSI Issue
    By: Thumper to All on Fri Jun 09 2023 03:05 pm

    Hello,

    After a crash awhile back, I'm noticing that certain ANSI files show up as nothing but colored hashtags. The Synchronet Logo being one of them and then my Avatars. Not sure what is happening....

    It sounds like your user account is configured for US-ASCII output (not CP-437). --
    digital man (rob)

    Not sure how it got changed but that did it. Thanks!


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  • From Thumper@VERT/THEWASTE to MRO on Mon Jun 12 10:40:00 2023
    MRO wrote to Thumper <=-

    Re: Strange ANSI Issue
    By: Thumper to All on Fri Jun 09 2023 03:05 pm

    Hello,

    After a crash awhile back, I'm noticing that certain ANSI files show up as nothing but colored hashtags. The Synchronet Logo being one of them and then my Avatars. Not sure what is happening....

    what is 'a crash' ?

    System went down. Motherboard failure.


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