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4.5 | 13 ratings Rate this file 5 Downloads (last 30 days) File Size: 4.28 KB File ID: #4062 Version: 1.3
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Text Art


AJ Johnson (view profile)


16 Oct 2003 (Updated )

Convert images to ASCII text art.

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Tool for converting images/pictures to ASCII text art. Easy to use.

MATLAB release MATLAB 6.5 (R13)
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Comments and Ratings (15)
27 Nov 2013 Michaela  
22 Nov 2012 Mr Smart  
28 Jul 2012 Anne Calder

Works great.

03 Jul 2012 Universidad Nacional de Colombia  
03 Jul 2012 Universidad Nacional de Colombia

good programme

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03 Jul 2012 CJ

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23 Nov 2011 Wencong  
10 Dec 2010 Robin Martin


05 Dec 2010 Kumaravel Jagadeesan

Its not running,,,i am getting

??? Error using ==> textart at 25
Missing image file name to convert,,,wat to do?help me,,how to add image file

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20 Sep 2006 bellmulti ...

thanks you

10 Feb 2006 Joseph Hollmann

You get better image results if you limit change the following
ch_list = char(32:127);
to a more limited list such as
ch_list = char(32:63);

25 Apr 2005 Gurkan Cetin

it works.

22 Mar 2005 _ _  
27 Feb 2004 V R  
28 Nov 2003 Alexandre Zaghetto  
24 Nov 2010 1.3

Add algorithm to dither pixels that lie between two quantiles of shading, per 1969 I.D.G. MacLead algorithm, "Pictorial Output with a Line Printer", IEEE Transactions on Computers, Volume 19, Issue 2 (February 1970), Pages 160-162

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