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wjsmarine
- 9th December 2007, 12:35
Hi Everyone,

I'm in the process of writing a User Manual for one of my fabrications employing a 16x4 LCD, but have hit a roadblock when it comes to showing a graphic/picture of the various screens.

Short of taking some digital pictures where the flash is a problem, focus, etc, does anyone have any suggestions for software that may be available to draw these by hand and then paste into my Word/PDF manual? There must be a way because I've seen some very nice examples in other manuals.

Thanks for any suggestions.

Cheers,
Bill

GrandPa
- 9th December 2007, 19:33
Bill,

You can use LCD fonts, not that hard to find I think. Then just put a green background for the text. Very easy to do with MS Word.

http://www.spinwardstars.com/scrfonts/lcd.html
http://www.dafont.com/theme.php?cat=302
http://www.acidfonts.com/lcdfonts2.htm
etc etc etc...

J-P

wjsmarine
- 11th December 2007, 02:55
Hi GrandPa,

That did the trick, thank you.

Bill

rmteo
- 29th December 2008, 20:29
I like to use the Oshonsoft PIC simulator to get really professional looking results.
http://www.picbasic.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=3081&stc=1&d=1230578884

shawnwilliams
- 27th August 2009, 11:43
Hi.
I think you can do that simply by using MS word. Try to do that and use the LCD fonts.
Hope it will work.