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Displaying a Message

These lights are also capable of displaying messages. If you choose, you can program the lights to display a message and compete in the message categories. To do this task, you would need to choose a phrase and then program your lights to write letters to spell out that phrase. (Be sure to follow the rules of the competition!) As an example, these lights are scrolling a message.

To help you, we have provided a message framework (called message_framework and available on your USB drive). This message framework has essentially the same files and setup as your pattern framework, but it does differ in some important ways:

Happy Texting!