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lcd.drawText(x, y, text [, flags])

Draw a text beginning at (x,y)
@status current Introduced in 2.0.0, SHADOWED introduced in 2.2.1


  • x,y (positive numbers) starting coordinate
  • text (string) text to display
  • flags (unsigned number) drawing flags. All values can be combined together using the + character. ie BLINK + DBLSIZE. See the Appendix for available characters in each font set.
  • 0 or not specified normal font
  • XXLSIZE jumbo sized font
  • DBLSIZE double size font
  • MIDSIZE mid sized font
  • SMLSIZE small font
  • INVERS inverted display
  • BLINK blinking text
  • SHADOWED Horus only, apply a shadow effect

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