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Arduino Robotic Projects

By : Richard Grimmett
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Arduino Robotic Projects

By: Richard Grimmett

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Arduino Robotic Projects
About the Author
About the Reviewers

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.


For this display, the library is found at 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 of this directory. Now, go to your Downloads directory and unzip the .zip file that holds your library. When it asks for the directory to unzip to, select this directory. When complete, this library should be added as a subdirectory in your libraries...