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OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.Constructor
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 7.7 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: The constructor.
Notes:
On success the handle value is not zero.
Lasterror is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.getBacklight as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 8.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Gets the state of the backlight.
Notes: The Lasterror property is set.

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OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.getBrightness as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 11.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Gets the brightness of the backlight. Not supported on all TextLCDs
Notes:
The backlight brightness has a range of 0 to 255.
The Lasterror property is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.getColumnCount as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 8.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Gets the number of columns per supported by this display.
Notes: The Lasterror property is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.getContrast as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 7.7 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Gets the contrast value from 0-255.
Notes:
Note that this defaults to 0.
The Lasterror property is set.

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OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.getCursorBlink as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 7.7 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Determines if the cursor's blinking is on or off.
Notes:
Note that this defaults to False.
The Lasterror property is set.

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OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.getCursorOn as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 7.7 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Determines if the cursor is on or off.
Notes:
Note that this defaults to False.
The Lasterror property is set.

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OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.getRowCount as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 8.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Gets the number of rows supported by this display.
Notes: The Lasterror property is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.getScreen as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 11.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Gets the active screen.
Notes: Lasterror is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.getScreenCount as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 11.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Gets the number of Display supported by this TextLCD.
Notes: Lasterror is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.getScreenSize as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 11.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Gets the screen size.
Notes:
See PHIDGET_TEXTLCD_SCREEN_* constants.
Lasterror is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.initialize
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 11.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Initializes the active screen.
Notes:
Only supported on the TextLCD adapter.
This should be called if a screen is attached after power up, or to clear the screen after setting the size.
Lasterror is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.setBacklight(backlightState as boolean)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 8.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Sets the state of the backlight.
Notes: The Lasterror property is set.

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OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.setBrightness(Brightness as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 11.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Sets the brightness of the backlight. Not supported on all TextLCDs
Notes:
The backlight brightness has a range of 0 to 255.
The Lasterror property is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.setContrast(Contrast as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 7.7 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Sets the contrast from 0-255.
Notes: The Lasterror property is set.

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OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.setCursorBlink(CursorBlink as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 7.7 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Sets the cursor's blinking on or off.
Notes: The Lasterror property is set.

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OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.setCursorOn(CursorOn as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 7.7 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Sets the cursor on or off.
Notes:
This cursor is displayed at the last location that was changed.

The Lasterror property is set.

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OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.setCustomCharacter(index as Integer, val1 as Integer, val2 as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 7.7 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Sets a custom character.
Notes:
With existing hardware, there is space for 8 custom characters : Index can range from 8 to 15.
Each character is described by a set of integers.
For more information, have a look at the TextLCD example in the examples.zip for Phidget21.

The Lasterror property is set.

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OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.setDisplayCharacter(index as Integer, column as Integer, character as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 8.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Sets a single character on the display.
Notes:
index: The row index.
column: The column index.
character: The character to display.

The Lasterror property is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.setDisplayString(row as Integer, displayString as string)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 7.7 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Sets the text to display on a particular row of the display.
Notes:
Row: Row to set on display
DisplayString: String to set on display. The text will be clipped at the right edge of the display.
The Lasterror property is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.setScreen(screenIndex as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 11.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Sets the active screen.
Notes:
This is the screen that all subsequent API calls will apply to.
Lasterror is set.
OldPhidgetTextLCDMBS.setScreenSize(screenSize as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Phidgets MBS Phidgets Plugin 11.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Sets the active screen size. Only supported on the TextLCD Adapter.
Notes: Lasterror is set.

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