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inakic
11-15-2010, 12:21 PM
Hello everybody.
I am looking for a VGA-text-only object/library for Propeller.

I would need as much text displayed as possible. Colors are welcome but not necessary. Text should be readable with ease.

The Propeller itself will take charge only of display tasks(with some minor text formatting tasks-like a terminal-) and will have serial communication with another external processor(which provides the text to display).

I have performed a browse in Propeller objects, but, as there are so many VGA objects, I cannot find easily which is the best object for my purposes.

Recommedations ?

ElectricAye
11-15-2010, 01:09 PM
Hello everybody.
I am looking for a VGA-text-only object/library for Propeller....

Probably you'll want something like this:

http://obex.parallax.com/objects/70/

But I've heard that Baggers made an object that can display more text:

http://forums.parallax.com/showthread.php?t=112571

If you want higher resolution, the other VGA objects eat more cogs, and those objects that provide the highest resolution eat so many cogs that the Propeller can do little else but display text.

Hope that helps,
:)

Bill Henning
11-15-2010, 01:12 PM
There is a "hirez text" driver by Chip in the Obex, that can do 128 columns by 64 rows of text using XGA timing.


Hello everybody.
I am looking for a VGA-text-only object/library for Propeller.

I would need as much text displayed as possible. Colors are welcome but not necessary. Text should be readable with ease.

The Propeller itself will take charge only of display tasks(with some minor text formatting tasks-like a terminal-) and will have serial communication with another external processor(which provides the text to display).

I have performed a browse in Propeller objects, but, as there are so many VGA objects, I cannot find easily which is the best object for my purposes.

Recommedations ?