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Description of MUSHclient world function: world.AnsiNote


Name AnsiNote
Type Method
Summary Make a note in the output window from text with ANSI colour codes imbedded
Prototype void AnsiNote(BSTR Text);

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Description

Sends "Text" to the output window, changing colour, bold, underline etc. if it gets ANSI sequences in the text. ANSI sequences are things like ESC [ 30 m. You can use the ANSI function to set them up.

AnsiNote saves the current world note colour, and restores it afterwards, so that any colour changes do not persist to subsequent note lines.

The ANSI sequences defined in the ANSI function will be recognised.

WARNING: Bold italic, and underlined styles will only be visible if the appropriate configurations are enabled in the world Appearance: Output configuration. Otherwise they will be ignored (the same as for text arriving from the MUD).


Note: Available in version 3.37 onwards.


VBscript example
AnsiNote ANSI (32) & ANSI (1) & ANSI (43) & _
          "This is bold green text on a yellow background"
Jscript example
AnsiNote (ANSI (32) + ANSI (1) + ANSI (43) + 
         "This is bold green text on a yellow background");
PerlScript example
AnsiNote (ANSI (32) . ANSI (1) . ANSI (43) . 
         "This is bold green text on a yellow background");
Python example
world.AnsiNote (world.ANSI (32) + world.ANSI (1) + world.ANSI (43) + 
"This is bold green text on a yellow background")
Lua example
AnsiNote (ANSI (32, 1, 43),
          "This is bold green text on a yellow background")
Lua notes
You can supply multiple arguments, which are concatenated together.
Returns Nothing.
Introduced in version 3.37

See also ...

Function Description
ANSI Generates an ANSI colour sequence
ChatNote Does a note using ANSI codes for the chat system
ColourNote Sends a message to the output window in specified colours
Note Sends a note to the output window
NoteStyle Sets the style for notes
StripANSI Strips ANSI colour sequences from a string

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