LCDCursor

Syntax:

    LCDCursor value

Command Availability:

Available on all microcontrollers.

Explanation:

The LCDCursor command will accept the following parameters:

LCDON, LCDOFF, CURSORON, CURSOROFF, FLASHON, FLASHOFF

FLASH, and ON/OFF have been retained for backward compatibility with older releases of GCB.

LCDON will turn on (restore) the LCD display.
LCDOFF will turn off (hide) the LCD display.
CURSORON will turn on the cursor.
CURSOROFF will turn off the cursor.
FLASHON will flash the cursor.
FLASHOFF will stop flashing the cursor.

Example : #config osc = intrc

    #chip 16f877a, 8

    ;Defines (Constants)
    #define LCD_IO 4
    #define LCD_RS PORTA.6
    #define LCD_NO_RW
    #define LCD_Enable PORTA.7
    #define LCD_DB4 PORTB.4
    #define LCD_DB5 PORTB.5
    #define LCD_DB6 PORTB.6
    #define LCD_DB7 PORTB.7

    Start:
    CLS
    WAIT 3 s
    PRINT "START DEMO"
    locate 1,0
    PRINT "DISPLAY ON"

    wait 3 s

    CLS
    Locate 0,0
    Print "Cursor ON"
    Locate 1,0
    LCDcursor CursorOn
    wait 3 S

    CLS
    LCDcursor CursorOFF
    locate 0,0
    Print "Cursor OFF"
    wait 3 s

    CLS
    Locate 0,0
    Print "FLASH ON"
    Locate 1,0
    LCDcursor FLASHON
    wait 3 s

    CLS
    locate 0,0
    Print "FLASH OFF"
    LCDCURSOR FLASHOFF
    wait 3 sec

    Locate 0,0
    Print "CURSOR&FLASH ON" 'Both are on at the same time
    locate 1,0
    LCDCURSOR CURSORON
    LCDCURSOR FLASHON
    Wait 3 sec

    Locate 0,0
    Print "CURSOR FLASH OFF"
    locate 1,0
    LCDCURSOR CursorOFF
    LCDCURSOR FLASHOFF
    Wait 3 sec

    CLS
    Locate 0,4
    PRINT "Flashing"
    Locate 1,4
    Print "Display"
    wait 500 ms

    repeat 5
        LCDCURSOR LCDOFF
        wait 500 ms
        LCDCURSOR LCDON
        wait 500 ms
    end repeat

    CLS
    Locate 0,0
    Print "DISPLAY OFF"
    Locate 1,0
    Print "FOR 5 SEC"
    Wait 2 SEC
    LCDCURSOR LCDOFF
    WAIT 5 s

    CLS
    Locate 0,0
    LCDCURSOR LCDON
    Print "END DEMO"
    wait 3 s
    goto start

Supported in <LCD.H>