Displaying a "7 digit display"

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    Displaying a "7 digit display"

    How can I make a fake seven didgit display? I mean like the ones you see on clocks. I saw the one in Programming Windows by Charles Petzold but the clock comes out REALLY big. Also the code is rather legnthy and not very understandable if someone reads the code. Can anyone help me with this? Is there like a font or something I could use? Or iif anyone has seen the code in Programming windows if you could tell me how to shrink it that would work too?
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    Re: Displaying a "7 digit display"

    Originally posted by Isometric
    I saw the one in Programming Windows by Charles Petzold
    If you have that book, then read it.
    If you don't have it, buy it, then read it.
    Then the code will become more understandable.

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    I have the book. I read it but it doesn't explain anything about how to make the display smaller.
    the size of the numbers is determined by a sarray which seems to be incomprehensible on how to get those numbers. I would post the code but I'm having problems with windows. so i can't connect to the net in windows(I usually use Linux but this program has to be in windows).
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    I have the book as well and after every example that I have read in that book it explains the code in a decent amount of detail. Now of course it only explains the sections of code that are new, so if you are unable to understand the explanations then you are skipping sections of the book, so go back and read what your lacking. This will give you a better understanding of the over all code.

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