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Thread: fixed point to ASCII on 16F87x?
picon face BY : Spehro Pefhany email (remove spam text)

At 03:57 PM 12/31/02 -0500, you wrote:
>Is there a routine available which will convert an integer (8- or 16-bit)
>value to a series of ASCII values for the PIC16F87x?  There doesn't appear
>to be a Microchip Application Note on it.
>The best I've been able to do so far is convert it to a float (with the
>floating point library) and then use AN670 to convert the float to ASCII.
>Surely there's a better way?

Convert it to BCD and then the conversion to ASCII is trivial-
add '0' - the ASCII character for zero- to each BCD digit.

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