Using Excel to make pixel art for Arduino programs #FromTheForums #Arduino
On the Adafruit Forums, user BobaJFET shares a very handy method for generating graphics for displays:
There may be code similar somewhere but this really really, made things easier for me with getting pixel graphics onto my displays. This python script allows you to draw any graphic you want using the fill tool on Microsoft excel. It will then output the drawPixel() functions for you to paste into the arduino IDE. Avoids having to hard-code the graphics using the line, pixel and circle graphics primitives. Right now this code is set up for monochrome displays, like the OLED’s offered on here (Adafruit).
Working on a version that supports color and NeoPixels displays as well. More instructions in the git. Hope this helps!
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