In text-mode PC operating systems that use the default font, it's easy to tell the difference between different control characters. Control-A is a dark happy face, Control-B is a light happy face, etc. In Windows, however, it's not so easy. MS Sans Serif (the default screen bitmap font) does not even include glyphs for control characters. Instead, an ugly indistinquishable box is used. My sserife.fon file fixes this problem.
To install it:
Alternate sserife.fon has been tested with Windows Me, 98, and XP. To see if it's working on your system:
Before and after:
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Modified Sun Mar 25 08:48:47 2007
generated Sun Mar 25 08:56:33 2007