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by MagicMovingImages
06 Feb 2015 09:07
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Extreme programming - Coding binary through ECHO
Replies: 13
Views: 4937

Re: Extreme programming - Coding binary through ECHO

Hi I think you have forgotten to type these ALT numbers using the number pad. It won't work if you just type ALT and an asciicode. Do these steps! 1) Switch on Num Lock first 2) Hold Left ALT 3) Whilst holding Left Alt down type the Ascii code number on the KEYPAD e.g. 80 (P) 4) Let go of the Left A...
by MagicMovingImages
05 Feb 2015 02:11
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Extreme programming - Coding binary through ECHO
Replies: 13
Views: 4937

Re: Extreme programming - Coding binary through ECHO

Hi The version I'm using is DOS 6.22 but the keycodes work in various environments like Windows Notepad, DOSBOX etc. To create a binary file with a NULL you can use the alternative approach noted in the article by using the little known Ctrl -@ or the ALT-256 combination. ;Creates a single binary fi...
by MagicMovingImages
04 Feb 2015 19:35
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Extreme programming - Coding binary through ECHO
Replies: 13
Views: 4937

Extreme programming - Coding binary through ECHO

Hi All I've written an article on creating executable binary files directly through the MSDOS ECHO command. I have provided examples and steps for all actions and have managed to solve the dreaded problem of outputting NULLs too! The link is here for all interested. m Thanks, Colin Ord. www.colinord...