$box-chars - Characters used to draw lines
$box-chars "string"; Default is "|+++++++++-"
$box-chars is a fixed length string that defines the set of characters used to render lines to the screen. Osd(2), directory-tree(2), list-registry(2) and many macros use these characters as a platform independent method of drawing lines. The characters have fixed indices defined as follows:-
The $box-chars is typically platform dependent, it's setting is determined by the characters available in character set of the hosting platform. MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows environments might use a string such as:-
X-Windows environments might use a string such as:-
Both utilize platform specific characters.
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