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[lcdproc] Custom Display Screen Specification?

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  • From: rhansen AT (Rob Hansen)
  • Subject: [lcdproc] Custom Display Screen Specification?
  • Date: Mon, 21 Jun 1999 12:08:18 -0600

Sorry, but it does not work that way (if only!). If you define custom
character 1 and use it on the screen and then redefine it, the first
placement will change instantly. The screen is refreshed from
memory about 55 times per second and it uses the definition from
memory (as it changes, if it changes).

Rob Hansen

Date sent: Mon, 21 Jun 1999 13:45:02 -0400
From: m
<mai3116 AT>
lcdproc AT
Subject: Re: [lcdproc] Custom Display Screen Specification?

> >
> >Unfortunately, this is not possible. You may have a total of only 8
> >custom characters at a time on the screen.
> >
> >Here is the good news, It will be possible and more within the next
> >little while in the 4x20 size. I cannot make any promises, but it
> >should be less than 8 weeks. The module will be called GLC12232.
> >
> >Rob Hansen
> But, if I display the array holding the screen incrementally, that is...
> after every 8 custom characters, reload another portion of the array into
> the 8 custom characters and display them on the screen, the first 8
> characters will remain on the screen, and the next 8 characters will go
> right
next to it, right? We don't need to have 8 custom characters on the screen

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