Would it be possible to add a shorter version of Droid Sans to DMD2?
Currently, I'm using the included Droid_Sans_12 font. However, this uses 9 pixels for the vertical height.
The DMD2 has 16 vertical pixels, so this leaves 7 pixels if you want a second row of text, which isn't enough.
It would be great if there was a Droid Sans font that was say, 8 pixels vertically, which would let you fit in 2 lines of text at once. (Even 7 would be nice, although I don't know if the characters would be too cramped).
Secondly, can you tell me what the difference between dmd.drawString(), versus the DMD_TextBox object and print()? As in, when would you use one versus the other?
Thirdly, what does the F in the below mean?
Fourthly, if I'm doing a countdown clock, and I want to clear it each time, how do I stop the flickering effect between each refresh? For example, if my loop looks something like this:
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It flickers each second, I assume when it goes to clear it, and before it prints the next time?
Fifth, how do you control/stop the scrolling? It seems if I don't clear the DMD_TextBox, it does some kind of scrolling? Can you just have it print over the top?