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LCDData - Send a character to the LCD
This is a function that writes a character to the LCD. The RS, RW, E lines and the data port are selected by the InitLCDCmd. The data byte is written to the selected port and the control lines are set appropriately. The E line is toggled for five to eight microseconds.
Command Syntax: (USBm.dll)
USBm_LCDData( device, data )
The USBm_LCDData function syntax has these parts:
|device||A zero-based index to address the appropriate USB device.|
|data||The value to transfer to the LCD data register.|
|Public Declare Function USBm_LCDData _|
Lib "USBm.dll" _
(ByVal device As Byte, _
ByVal data As Byte) _
|USBm_LCDData 2, 'H'|
This code fragment will write the command byte of "H" to the LCD display connected to device 2.
|int USBm_LCDData( unsigned char device, unsigned char data );|
Returns true if successfull, false otherwise. Sends a data byte to the LCD.
Raw Command Format:
Raw Command Format Details:
Byte 0 contains the command. Byte 1 is the character to transfer to the LCD display. Byte 2 through byte 7 are unused.
Raw Command Response Format:
Raw Command Response Format Details:
Byte 0 contains the command. Byte 1 through byte 7 are unused.
Raw Command Example Usage:
12-42-00-00-00-00-00-00 will display a 'B' on the LCD.
Hardware: U401 USB Interface U421 USB Interface U451 USB Interface
Programming: USBm DLL Programming Download Files
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