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Subject: Re: lcd_clear_display and lcd_stop_scroll

Re: lcd_clear_display and lcd_stop_scroll

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 18:27:05 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Kjell Ericson wrote:

> If you today do a lcd_puts_scroll() and have a text scrolling or being
> paused. A call to lcd_clear_display() will keep that text scrolling or
> paused.

Right, the lcd_clear_display() clears the display, graphic wise. It does not
care about the scroll.

> This can't be the intention with lcd_clear_display(), or?

Yes it can.

> I belive it shall clear the display and stop+clear all scrolls.

No. If you want that, then stop the scroll and clear the screen.

> If the scroll is paused before a call to lcd_clear_display(), the text will
> also appear suddenly at a call to lcd_stop_scroll(), lcd_stop_scroll_line()
> or lcd_scroll_resume().


> The question is if anybody uses the "feature" I described. If so then I
> adapt my new code to it, otherwise I change lcd_clear_display() and test if
> anything looks affected.

The recorder screen flickers badly atm.

 Daniel Stenberg -- --
Received on 2003-01-14

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