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#!/usr/bin/env python
import signal
import time
import scrollphathd
print("""
Scroll pHAT HD: Hello World
Scrolls "Hello World" across the screen
using the default 5x7 pixel large font.
Press Ctrl+C to exit!
""")
# Uncomment the below if your display is upside down
# (e.g. if you're using it in a Pimoroni Scroll Bot)
#scrollphathd.rotate(degrees=180)
# Write the "Hello World!" string in the buffer and
# set a more eye-friendly default brightness
scrollphathd.write_string(" Hello World!", brightness=0.5)
# Auto scroll using a while + time mechanism (no thread)
while True:
# Show the buffer
scrollphathd.show()
# Scroll the buffer content
scrollphathd.scroll()
# Wait for 0.1s
time.sleep(0.1)