Go Down

Topic: [Solved] Ascii Table Program (Read 680 times) previous topic - next topic

DavidBear2

Jan 08, 2009, 07:06 am Last Edit: Jan 09, 2009, 03:57 am by davidbear1961 Reason: 1
Hi,

I'm a newbee at Arduino, and I just got my Duemilanove.  I followed the getting started instructions, downloaded the 0012 Alpha software package, got the USB recognized by windows (yea!), found the USB port, told the IDE that I have a Diecimila, uploaded Blink, the light flashed, I then modified the program to give random flashes, it worked also (yea! again).  NEXT, I uploaded the example program Ascii Table, saw the Rx/Tx lights flash and then nothing.  I then added the Blink code to the Ascii Table code and saw a blinking LED, but no Ascii Table.  The blinking stopped as it was supposed to when the number got to 126.  Where is the Ascii Table supposed to show up?  I assume that it is supposed to show up in the IDE below the sketch pad.
Quote


// ASCII Table
// by Nicholas Zambetti  

#include "WProgram.h"
void setup();
void loop();
int ledPin = 13;                // LED connected to digital pin 13

void setup()
{
 pinMode(ledPin, OUTPUT);      // sets the digital pin as output
 Serial.begin(4800);
 
 // prints title with ending line break
 Serial.println("ASCII Table ~ Character Map");

 // wait for the long string to be sent
 delay(100);
}

int number = 33; // first visible character '!' is #33

void loop()
{
 digitalWrite(ledPin, HIGH);   // sets the LED on
 delay(1000);                  // waits for a second
 digitalWrite(ledPin, LOW);    // sets the LED off
 delay(1000);                  // waits for a second
 
 Serial.print(number, BYTE);    // prints value unaltered, first will be '!'
 
 Serial.print(", dec: ");
 Serial.print(number);          // prints value as string in decimal (base 10)
 // Serial.print(number, DEC);  // this also works
 
 Serial.print(", hex: ");
 Serial.print(number, HEX);     // prints value as string in hexadecimal (base 16)
 
 Serial.print(", oct: ");
 Serial.print(number, OCT);     // prints value as string in octal (base 8)
 
 Serial.print(", bin: ");
 Serial.println(number, BIN);   // prints value as string in binary (base 2)
                                // also prints ending line break

 // if printed last visible character '~' #126 ...
 if(number == 126) {
   // loop forever
   while(true) {
     continue;
   }
 }

 number++; // to the next character
 
 delay(100); // allow some time for the Serial data to be sent
}





AlphaBeta

#1
Jan 08, 2009, 07:18 am Last Edit: Jan 08, 2009, 07:20 am by AlphaBeta Reason: 1
You are correct about the location as of where to expect the ascii/serial. But you'll need to hit the serial monitor button (the rightmost button in the arduino IDE):


DavidBear2


Go Up
 


Please enter a valid email to subscribe

Confirm your email address

We need to confirm your email address.
To complete the subscription, please click the link in the email we just sent you.

Thank you for subscribing!

Arduino
via Egeo 16
Torino, 10131
Italy