[BL] Wordstar under dosemu
ariadne at earthlink.com.au
Fri Aug 19 18:19:53 EDT 2005
On Fri, 19 Aug 2005 02:43:56 +0000 (UTC)
sindi keesan <keesan at sdf.lonestar.org> wrote:
> Under plain dosemu:
> My partner's editor works except for an occasional feature.
> It is tiny (4K) but does line wrap correctly.
> The freedos edit program works except line wrap does not progress to
> the next line, it goes back to the beginning of the same line.
> DR-DOS edit, breeze, and pcword are not usable because the background is
> tiled with box character and a lot of other characters come out
> incorrectly as upper ascii. I am using a Tseng card with Xvesa, which
> might be part of the problem.
Breeze works for me under plain dosemu. Have you tried invoking dosemu with the " -V " switch ?
This turns on VGA graphics and fixes the high ASCII characters on my machine.
> There is a standalone DOS spell checker Turbo Lightning which I have not
> yet tried.
> Has anyone else tried a DOS text editor other than the one that comes with
> freedos under plain dosemu?
I have found PEDIT is good in plain dosemu, and it has a built-in spell checker with a user-generated dictionary as well.
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