making a text based game

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    making a text based game

    im trying to make a text based in "dos" but i need a single character that look like a blacksquare that will take up a whole chatacter place for my game. i looked on google i coudlnt find one. i try a zillion different combinations of alt+abunch o keypad number. does anyone know one and copy and paste it here so i can copy and paste it into my game?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterSako
    im trying to make a text based in "dos" but i need a single character that look like a blacksquare that will take up a whole chatacter place for my game. i looked on google i coudlnt find one. i try a zillion different combinations of alt+abunch o keypad number. does anyone know one and copy and paste it here so i can copy and paste it into my game?
    You could try: 0xDB in your program (alt-219 from the keyboard) No warranty expressed or implied.

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