LCDWriteChar char

Command Availability:

Available on all microcontrollers.


The LCDWriteChar command will show the specified character on the LCD, at the current cursor position.

char is the ASCII value of the character to show. On most LCDs, characters 0 through 7 are user defined, and can be set using the LCDCreateChar command.

Example :

    'This program draws a smiling face character

    'Create an array to store the character until it is copied
    Dim CharArray(8)

    'Set the array to hold the character
    CharArray(1) = b'00011011'
    CharArray(2) = b'00011011'
    CharArray(3) = b'00000000'
    CharArray(4) = b'00000100'
    CharArray(5) = b'00000000'
    CharArray(6) = b'00010001'
    CharArray(7) = b'00010001'
    CharArray(8) = b'00001110'

    'Copy the character from the array to the LCD
    LCDCreateChar 0, CharArray()

    'Draw the custom character
    LCDWriteChar 0

For more help, see LCDCreateChar, LCD Overview

Supported in <LCD.H>