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[Lcdproc] 0.5.0 keypad on hd47780


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  • From: a.foss AT f5.com (Andrew Foss)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] 0.5.0 keypad on hd47780
  • Date: Fri Jun 9 14:02:02 2006

Try

KeyDirect_1=Up
KeyDirect_2=Right
KeyDirect_3=Down
KeyDirect_4=Left

I may not have them quite properly aligned.

andrew

Robin Gilks wrote:
>
> Greetings
>
> I've just updated from 0.4.5 to 0.5.0 and the display side is working
> great - no such luck with the keypad though :-(
>
> The keys I'm using are a single column which in 0.4.5 produce A B C D L
> and Q.
>
>
> I *thought* that setting the following:
> KeyMatrix_4_1=A
> KeyMatrix_4_2=B
> KeyMatrix_4_3=C
> KeyMatrix_4_4=D
> KeyMatrix_4_5=L
> KeyMatrix_4_6=Q
>
> would do the trick but nope!
>
>
> The default config file has the following commands in it:
> KeyMatrix_4_1=Enter
> KeyMatrix_4_2=Up
> KeyMatrix_4_3=Down
> KeyMatrix_4_4=Escape
>
>
> When I press (what was) the 'A' key, I get a 'HOLD' or 'ROTATE' appear in
> the bottom right of the display. I guess that is something to do with the
> default lines:
> ToggleRotateKey=Enter
> PrevScreenKey=Left
> NextScreenKey=Right
>
> so that Enter is getting mapped a second time to ToggleRotate - even
> though I have the serverscreen turned off! (mind boggles...). Should these
> lines really be in the [server] section of the config file? They look like
> menu stuff to me.
>
> The questions really are:
> 1. Are the matrix key maps numbered 1... or 0... for each coord?
> 2. Do I still have the use the Free...Key commands, if so how are they
> labeled now?
> 3. What is the relevance of the ToggleRotate et al keys if the
> serverscreen is off?
> 4. Does someone have a default config file that maps onto the behaviour of
> 0.4.5?
> 5. Are there two levels of indirection to get back to the original 0.4.5
> single letter keypad return values?
> 6. Does LCDd still send stuff to an external client the same way or has
> the protocol all changed like the screen priorities did?
>
> Cheers
>
> --
> Robin Gilks
>
>
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