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Writes text to a LCD screen.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Phidget 13.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No
MBS( "Phidget.WriteText"; PhidgetRef; Font; xPosition; yPosition; Text )   More


Parameter Description Example
PhidgetRef The reference number for the phidget. $phidget
Font The font of the text.
Pass 3 for 6x10 font, 4 for 5x8 font and 5 for 6x12 font.
xPosition The X position of the start of the text string. 0
yPosition The Y position of the start of the text string. 0
Text The text to be written. "Hello"


Returns OK or error.


Writes text to a LCD screen.
This function writes text to the current frame buffer at the specified location.
Changes made to the frame buffer must be flushed to the LCD screen using Phidget.Flush.


Output some text to LCD:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "Phidget.Clear"; $$phidget) ]
# write some text
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "Phidget.WriteText"; $$phidget; 4; 0; 0; "Hello" ) ]
# and send all now
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "Phidget.Flush"; $$phidget) ]

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Created 16th August 2023, last changed 17th August 2023

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