Box builder font?

I was thinking about what the easiest solution would be for staff-attached boxes that could be easily copy-pasted. It seems the best method would be to use a text item, and simply build the box using available horizontal and vertical lines. Here’s what I came up with:


The problem is that they’re a little fiddly, since I had to shift baselines significantly.

What would be perfect is a font like Arrow Crafter, which allows you to build shapes using basic characters.

Does anyone know of a font like that?

couldn’t you just use a paragraph style with the boarder property and use empty spaces to declare the width?

EDIT: this is what I could come up with
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Well, that’s embarrassingly simpler. But I suppose that’s why the forum is here…


Oh that is lovely! Learn something new every day on this forum, I haven’t looked at the paragraph styles popup yet. As simple as …