tables with Unicode box drawing characters?

david parsons orc at
Wed Sep 9 11:39:06 EDT 2009

In article <cfbcd2f00909082118i558a6ef7qa968885d2460cbfc at>,
Suraj Kurapati <markdown-discuss at> wrote:


>However, I want to ask: has anyone considered taking these simple

>ASCII table drawings to the next level of realism with Unicode box

>drawing characters?

I'm sure that somebody has, but where are you going to find a keyboard
that has all of those unicode glyphs on it, or would you have to write
a markdown preprocessor that takes a table made up of symbols found on
a keyboard and convert it into the unicode characters?

-david parsons

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