Introduction: Things to Do in Notepad: the Matrix

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In the end the result will look something like this. you can change the color of the text to a wide variety. This has no use just that it looks pretty cool and you can show your friends or use it as eye candy for the computer background

Step 1: Step One: Open Notepad

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Open up notepad and type the following (or copy and paste)

@echo off
color oa
:start
echo % random% % random% % random% % random% % random% % random% % random% % random% % random% % random%
goto start



Step 2: Step Two: Saving

to save this file go to
file
save as
then give it any name you want but end it with .bat

for example:
matrix.bat

after this step you should be done just close notepad and open your file

Step 3: Step Three: Changing Color (optional)

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to change the color of the random text you just have to replace the highlighted in the photo.
In the photo I have changed it to 0d which gives it the pink look. you can experiment with this by changing the last digit to different numbers and letters.

Comments

Sarah80 (author)2015-03-05

Sweet! Especially enjoyable at any computer at a school of your choice!

hitnrun (author)2015-03-05

FYI the line should be

color 0A

color uses hex codes

But it is a great idea.

rolem (author)hitnrun2015-03-05

giving it
0a
will just give it a light green color it doesn't really matter its a matter if preference

jerrad.karpowich (author)2015-03-03

mine only gives 5 numbers across

rolem (author)jerrad.karpowich2015-03-03

did you put everything in correctly

foradoescritorio (author)rolem2015-03-04

Rolem,

In the code you provided us, you put a space after each first % for each random, except for one. That's why it's only showing 1 set of numbers.

Jerrad.Karpowich,

You need to remove this space.

Like so:

@echo off

color oa

:start

echo %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random%

goto start

Nice tutorial ;)

rolem (author)foradoescritorio2015-03-04

oh! thankyou I didnt see that

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