Bitmap2LCD is a tool for programming small Graphic LCDs in embedded systems.
Project Folders and Project Management
The field at the top left side of the file explorer is the “Project Folders Management” and “the Project Management”.
With the buttons showing colored folder icons at the right side of the below blue arrow, you can define the folders where you want to convert, find and save the files of the current project.
By clicking on one of these colored folder icons, you define the currently active folder in the tree as the project folder for Graphics, Output files, Project Documents, Fonts or Touch Screen files.
When clicking on the links inside the field, you have a quick access to the different project folders.
When for example clicking on “Graphics Library“, you switch the File List Filter to “all graphic files” excluding the other files type from the list. (This behaviour can be enabled or disabled in the Filter pop-up menu)
These project folders and all the configuration settings (GLCD size, Data Direction, File Header etc..) are saved to the disk as a set of project settings.
By clicking on the orange star icon in the menu bar (blue arrow) you can switch the view to the project management field.
The Project list (see below) shows the list of projects (green arrow)
The active project is marked with a red arrow, the projects in standby are marked with blue arrows.
The pair of files of a project are are located in the documents/bitmap2LCD inits folder.
One is an .LCD and the other is a .TXT (orange arrow) :
The .TXT part of the project files pair is the header include file you can also edit from the configuration settings window. ( Output file header tab )
When wanting to store a new project with all the current settings, click the “add Project” button(blue arrow)
The project will be called New Project(optional number).LCD (see the project list below)
By right-clicking inside the Project Management field, a self speaking pop-up menu appears