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BBS color codes

BBS color codes from the 1980s and early 1990s were a means of applying color to text served in the user interfaces of Bulletin Board Systems.

Format Support Example
Celerity pipe | codes Yes |k|w
PCBoard @ codes Yes @X0F
Renegade pipe | codes Yes |15|16
Synchronet codes1 No
Telegard ` codes Yes
Wildcat! @ codes Yes
WWIV heart codes2 Yes
WWIV pipe |# codes Yes
WWIV pipe | colors Yes |15|16

  1. It uses the ASCII C0 SOH control, aka /x01 

  2. It uses the ASCII C0 ETX control, aka /x03