ASCII Artists are people who make their own original ASCII art.Original ASCII art. This category is for the artist's original ASCII work on their own page or one made for them. ASCII Art: pictures, smileys and figlets made with the standard keyboard characters (ASCII). Often used in signature files.
ASCII art collections. Not pages by the original artist.ASCII art collections. Not pages by the original artist.
Fonts made of ASCII art. Used for signatures, banners and headlines usually.Figlets are like ASCII art fonts. Most often used for signatures, banners and headlines.
ASCII art related publications and articles. Also ASCII art chats and forums.ASCII art related publications and articles. Also ASCII art chats and forums.
ASCII Art which has been colourized, mainly for use on IRC.ASCII Art which has been colourized by an artist. These sites do not list ASCII artists, only colourists. This art is used often in IRC chat. Some of the art is not true ASCII art as it uses more than the standard keyboard characters. Sometimes colourized ASCII art does not have the original ASCII artist's initials on it. To find out who the artist was post the ASCII to the alt.ascii-art newsgroup and someone will recognize the work. Give the artist credit for their work.
ASCII art which is used for signatures in email and other areas of the Net.ASCII art which is used for signatures in email and other areas of the Net. A signature file should not be over 5 lines in length and in width it should be 72 characters or less. I find the best test is to try it in MS Notepad, it won't warp if it fits in Notepad.
Making and using signature files. These are signature files using HTML code and/ or ASCII.How to... make signature files and use them in your email and etc. Signature files using HTML code and/ or ASCII.
Smileys/ emoticons are faces made from the basic keyboard (ASCII) characters.Smileys (also called emoticons) are used in email, chat and other Net communication. They allow the writer to show humour, sarcasm, etc. This is useful in the typewritten medium of the Internet where communication can be misunderstood. Smileys are faces made from the basic keyboard (ASCII) characters. To 'read' them look at them sideways. :-)
Software used to create ASCII Art.Software used to create ASCII Art. No other kind of software should be listed here. For any other software have a look in the Computers/Software.
Not quite standard ASCII art: ANSI art, HTML art, text art and macro art.This category is for art thats not quite ASCII art as we know it in the ASCII newsgroup and on the email lists, etc. This is sometimes the art used on AOL chatrooms where the font is Ariel 10pts, instead of a fixed width font. Also, as with the colourized ASCII art the standard keyboard characters are not the only characters used. To save confusion I have put all the art called: ANSI art, HTML art, text art and macro art in a category by themselves.