Large TV fonts?

T ChapT Chap Posts: 3,486
edited February 2010 in Propeller 1 Vote Up0Vote Down
Can someone tell me if there is a TV display object that allows large fonts so that someone could read some words from a distance?



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  • Oldbitcollector (Jeff)Oldbitcollector (Jeff) Posts: 8,080
    edited February 2010 Vote Up0Vote Down
    The TV driver I'm using with the Pacman Demo and Christmas Catch (both in the Hydra section)
    allows you to use an 8x8 font displayed at 20 columns. (or higher)


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  • Phil Pilgrim (PhiPi)Phil Pilgrim (PhiPi) Posts: 20,594
    edited February 2010 Vote Up0Vote Down
    TV_text.spin can do this. You just have to set the constants cols and rows to smaller values, and it adjusts the font size accordingly.

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  • T ChapT Chap Posts: 3,486
    edited February 2010 Vote Up0Vote Down
    Thanks guys for the help.
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