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rect

Description

Draws a rectangle to the TFT screen. rect() takes 4 arguments, the first two are the top left corner of the shape, the last two are the width and height of the shape.

Syntax

screen.rect(xStart, yStart, width, height);

Parameters

  • xStart : int, the horizontal position where the line starts
  • yStart : int, the vertical position where the line starts
  • width : int, the width of the rectangle
  • height : int, the height of the rectangle

Returns

none

Example

#include <SPI.h>
#include <TFT.h>            // Arduino TFT library

#define cs   10
#define dc   9
#define rst  8

TFT screen = TFT(cs, dc, rst);

void setup() {
  // initialize the screen
  screen.begin();

  // make the background black
  screen.background(0,0,0);

  // set the stroke color to white
  screen.stroke(255,255,255);

  // set the fill color to grey
  screen.fill(127,127,127);

  // draw a rectangle in the center of screen
  screen.line(screen.width()/2-5, screen.height()/2-5, 10, 10);
}

void loop() {

}

See also

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