Commit dfdfcb8e authored by Scott Fitzgerald's avatar Scott Fitzgerald
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Modified LCD custom character example

moved lcd.begin() to the beginnng of the setup() and fixed an issue
that prevented the example from compiling. When calling lcd.write()
with an argument of 0, the 0 must be cast a s a byte.
parent 60b6a5d2
......@@ -22,8 +22,11 @@
* wiper to LCD VO pin (pin 3)
* 10K poterntiometer on pin A0
created21 Mar 2011
created 21 Mar 2011
by Tom Igoe
modified 11 Nov 2013
by Scott Fitzgerald
Based on Adafruit's example at
https://github.com/adafruit/SPI_VFD/blob/master/examples/createChar/createChar.pde
......@@ -96,7 +99,11 @@ byte armsUp[8] = {
0b00100,
0b01010
};
void setup() {
// initialize LCD and set up the number of columns and rows:
lcd.begin(16, 2);
// create a new character
lcd.createChar(0, heart);
// create a new character
......@@ -108,11 +115,9 @@ void setup() {
// create a new character
lcd.createChar(4, armsUp);
// set up the lcd's number of columns and rows:
lcd.begin(16, 2);
// Print a message to the lcd.
lcd.print("I ");
lcd.write(0);
lcd.write(byte(0)); // when calling lcd.write() '0' must be cast as a byte
lcd.print(" Arduino! ");
lcd.write(1);
......@@ -133,6 +138,3 @@ void loop() {
lcd.write(4);
delay(delayTime);
}
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