SNAPSHOT request for feature

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May 29, 2008
Groton, CT

Would you consider adding a switch (perhaps /A) to your SNAP command to output the text from the console buffer in ASCII rather than Unicode? Or perhaps a separate command to extract the text in ASCII from a snapshot file?

Charles Dye

Super Moderator
Staff member
May 20, 2008
Albuquerque, NM
Sorry, Dave, I completely missed your post.

The plugin doesn't just save text; it saves color too, and does some simpleminded compression of repeated characters (usually runs of spaces.) You might check out the SAVECSB command in Vince's 4Console plugin -- I think that actually does what you want.