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August 09, 2010
by LindaEC
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Hello, i want to change the text from congralulations your usb nerdkit is alive, to something else how to I go about it. Thanks

August 09, 2010
by Rick_S
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Just change the text in the quotation marks below:

  // print message to screen
  //             20 columns wide:
  //                     01234567890123456789
  lcd_line_one();
  lcd_write_string(PSTR("  Congratulations!  "));
  lcd_line_two();
  lcd_write_string(PSTR("********************"));
  lcd_line_three();
  lcd_write_string(PSTR("  Your USB NerdKit  "));
  lcd_line_four();
  lcd_write_string(PSTR("      is alive!     "));

From what it says to what you want. Then re-compile and send it to your NerdKit. They even gave you a handy scale (on line 3 above) so you can see if what you have will fit in the display.

Rick

August 09, 2010
by LindaEC
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do i use the same makefile?

August 09, 2010
by Rick_S
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Yep, All you should have to do is change the text in the program and run make again as you did initially.

August 09, 2010
by LindaEC
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thanks Rick

August 10, 2010
by Ralphxyz
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Do not be surprised if your text gets wrapped to the next line or sometimes does not appear.

The LCD is very sensitive to character spacing and case it is a 20 x 4 display bot I.ve seen it do some strange things

(not that what I did was strange of course).

Ralph

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