RE: @!#$%& plain text is a pain in the ASCII

Subject: RE: @!#$%& plain text is a pain in the ASCII
From: "Nancy Kaminski" <nancy -dot- kaminski -at- spanlink -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 10:17:26 -0500

> From: kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com [mailto:kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com]
> It's this lack of predictability that's driving me crazy. I'd
> like to have
> some idea of what my text is going to look like, but when dealing with
> ASCII, it seems to be a crapshoot.

> Any ideas?

I use TestPad (, a shareware text editor, to create my
ASCII text. You can set the line length so the hard carriage returns are
predictable. (It also has lots of very useful functions such as line
numbers and spell check.)

Nancy Kaminski
nancy -dot- kaminski -at- spanlink -dot- com

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