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[Lcdproc] [PATCH] hd44780 block filled and lastline/underline effect switch

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  • From: peter AT (Peter Marschall)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] [PATCH] hd44780 block filled and lastline/underline effect switch
  • Date: Tue Jan 18 04:41:02 2005


On Tuesday 04 January 2005 22:44, Leandro Dardini wrote:
> Attached there is a little patch that introduces a new parameter for
> hd44780 based display: lastline. If set to true (default), permits the use
> of the last line of the display. If set to false, the last line is zeroed
> (only the leftmost bit) to avoid the triggering of an underline effect on
> some display (like mine).
> Plus in the same patch there is the addition of the block filled as
> redefined character for display not having it (like mine, I was lucky on
> buying VFD display :-)

I have tested the patch and haven't hfound any problms with my
displays, so I commeitted it to CVS.
I also adapted the patch to the IOWarrior driver which is a sibling of
the hd44780 driver and can drive the same displays.

Please consider sending in patches for the documetnation also.

Thank you for your contributin to lcdproc

Peter Marschall
peter AT

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