Arduino Function: TFT.rect

Description

Draws a rectangle to the TFT screen. The function rect() takes 4 arguments. The first two are the top left corner of the shape, the last two are the width and height of the shape.

Syntax

screen.rect(xStart, yStart, width, height);

Parameters

  • xStart : int, the horizontal position where the line starts
  • yStart : int, the vertical position where the line starts
  • width : int, the width of the rectangle
  • height : int, the height of the rectangle

Examples

#include <SPI.h>
#include <TFT.h> // Arduino TFT library

#define cs 10
#define dc 9
#define rst 8

TFT screen = TFT(cs, dc, rst);

void setup() {
// initialize the screen
screen.begin();

// make the background black
screen.background(0,0,0);

// set the stroke color to white
screen.stroke(255,255,255);

// set the fill color to grey
screen.fill(127,127,127);

// draw a rectangle in the center of screen
screen.rect(screen.width()/2-5, screen.height()/2-5, 10, 10);
}

void loop() {

}


Based on the reference originally written by Arduino Community,  wiring.org.co and  arduino.cc