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what would have to be done to accomplish this? are there any good freeware/open source font editors? Im guessing thats just about all thats needed and a good way to set console font?

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I assume you are talking about old school textmode bios fonts. In that case, the characters are stored in graphics memory as easy-to-modify bitmaps, and you can simply overwrite them if you know the address. I think it was something like 0:B800. Might depend on your screen mode.

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hmm, Im not too clear on how I overite them. i thought they were accesed from a font file?

Any ways, All I can realy do, well, is console programming in C++ and the ascii chars available have become boring to me. Thought I might spice it up.

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using "CHAR_INFO[].Char.AsciiChar"...

...how would someone go about add/editing the available chars?

I wasnt too clear before(my appalogies).

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On Windows I believe that to change the font that the console uses you must make a change to the registry, specifically HKCU/Console/FaceName.

When your program ends you must remember to change the key back or else the user will be stuck with whatever font you wanted to use in the console.

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theres no function hidden in a header file that changes console font? :/

im too scared to mess with registry editing..I thought people as noob as I shouldnt even open regedit.

I wouldnt know where to start anyways...will you explain the process to me?

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