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Arduino Robotic Projects by Richard Grimmett

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Enabling the serial display in the IDE

Now, let's bring up the Arduino IDE. Before you start coding, you'll need to get the library associated with your display and install it in the IDE.

Note

For this display, the library is found at http://www.seeedstudio.com/wiki/Grove_-_Serial_LCD. If you go to this website and select the library, it will take you to another web page that will allow you to download a .zip file with the library.

Here are the steps:

  1. Download the library. The .zip file should then exist in your Downloads directory. Now, you'll need to place these files in the libraries directory of your Arduino installation. The following screenshot shows the directory structure of the most common installation of the Arduino IDE:
  2. Note the location ...

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