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 Mystic has its own inbuilt ANSI editor it's packed full of features for viewing, editing and creating ANSI files. Like all of Mystic's functions this is designed to work over any terminal connection. Mystic has its own inbuilt ANSI editor it's packed full of features for viewing, editing and creating ANSI files. Like all of Mystic's functions this is designed to work over any terminal connection.
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 +==== Getting Started ====
  
 There are a couple of ways to access the editor. There is a command line option to start the text editor.  There are a couple of ways to access the editor. There is a command line option to start the text editor. 
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-=== Editor Menu Options ===+==== Editor Menu Options ====
  
 There are several hot keys that can be selected. There are several hot keys that can be selected.
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   * **File Type** - Set file type (ANSI / ASCII / Pipe Code)   * **File Type** - Set file type (ANSI / ASCII / Pipe Code)
   * **CRLF at EOF** - If this is Yes, Mystic will save a CRLF at the end of the ANSI file so that the cursor moves to the next line.  If No, then Mystic will not. Default is Yes.   * **CRLF at EOF** - If this is Yes, Mystic will save a CRLF at the end of the ANSI file so that the cursor moves to the next line.  If No, then Mystic will not. Default is Yes.
-  * **Line Length** - Set the number of lines to be saved. Default is 0+  * **Line Length** - Sets the maximum number of characters to be saved per line in the .ANS file, or for unlimited.  The default of 0 is almost always the best choice unless reforming an ANSI to post as a text file to a message base.
  
 Below is a screenshot of the //Save File// options. Below is a screenshot of the //Save File// options.
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 This will close the ANSI editor and prompt the Sysop to save any unsaved work. This will close the ANSI editor and prompt the Sysop to save any unsaved work.
  
-=== Block Options ===+==== Block Options ====
  
   * The ANSI editor has block options.  CTRL+B can be used to select a block of text to be centered on.   * The ANSI editor has block options.  CTRL+B can be used to select a block of text to be centered on.
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   * ANSI editor has a block option to select a block and center text found within the selected block (using the center of the selected block as the center point)   * ANSI editor has a block option to select a block and center text found within the selected block (using the center of the selected block as the center point)
  
-=== Miscellaneous Notes ===+==== Miscellaneous Notes ====
  
   * The ANSI editor shows a "File saved" confirmation box after saving and retains the changed filename between save dialog boxes   * The ANSI editor shows a "File saved" confirmation box after saving and retains the changed filename between save dialog boxes
   * CTRL+X will also exit the ANSI editor, asking to save if the file has been changed first.   * CTRL+X will also exit the ANSI editor, asking to save if the file has been changed first.
  
config_ansi_editor.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/24 06:00 by g00r00