LCD Shield acts as Arduino Shield via 1Sheeld

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Smartphone as LCD Arduino shield via 1Sheeld

Use your smartphone screen as a virtual 2×16 LCD made for testing your ideas that uses an LCD before interfacing your Arduino to a real one.

Learn more from the examples page.

This shield is one of the special shields. Special shields allows your Arduino board to use some capabilities your smartphone can do, like playing music, taking a picture, getting notifications, accessing the clock data and using the touch screen for various functions. Learn more from the special shields tutorial.

LCD Library converts and simulates your smartphone as a 16*2 liquid crystal display so that you can display data as the actual hardware LCD.

Adding #define CUSTOM_SETTINGS along with #define INCLUDE_LCD_SHIELD is a key that will let you unlock the LCD shield only amongst all shields and prevent 1Sheeld library from eating your memory specially for UNO board.

Sets the LCD to display new data.

SYNTAX

LCD.begin( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.begin();

Clears the LCD from displayed data.

SYNTAX

LCD.clear( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.clear();

Begins displaying data from upper left of LCD.

SYNTAX

LCD.home( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.home();

Disable cursor blinking.

SYNTAX

LCD.noBlink( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.noBlink();

Enable cursor blinking.

SYNTAX

LCD.blink( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.blink();

Make the cursor invisible.

SYNTAX

LCD.noCursor( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.noCursor();

Makes the cursor visible.

SYNTAX

LCD.cursor( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.cursor();

Shift whole display one step left.

SYNTAX

LCD.scrollDisplayLeft( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.scrollDisplayLeft();

Shift whole display one step right.

SYNTAX

LCD.scrollDisplayRight( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.scrollDisplayRight();

Write data from left to right.

SYNTAX

LCD.leftToRight( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.leftToRight();

Write data from right to left.

SYNTAX

LCD.rightToLeft( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.rightToLeft();

Enables automatic scrolling of the LCD. This causes each character output to the display to push previous characters over by one space.

SYNTAX

LCD.autoScroll( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.autoScroll();

Disables automatic scrolling of the LCD.

SYNTAX

LCD.noAutoScroll( );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

None.

USAGE

LCD.noAutoScroll();

Sets the cursor to certain place within the 16*2 dispaying character spaces.

SYNTAX

LCD.setCursor(rowNumber ,coloumnNumber );

RETURNS

None.

PARAMETERS

1st Parameter takes the number of row.

2nd Parameter takes the number of column.

USAGE

/* Set the cursor to display from the second row and first coloumn. */
LCD.setCursor(1,0);