I've wired a parallel lcd to my pc, and it didn't work. I found the solution: Pin 16 of the parallel cable wasn't connected. Now that the problem is fixed, the lcd does work but it shows the chars on wrong places: when i use cfah-wintest to show a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p (without spaces inbetween), the screen shows e f g h a b c d m n o p i j k l (without spaces inbetween). Could it be that I screwed up the lcd by trying to initialize it with the 16th parallel cable pin not connected? (i read that that pin is used to show the lcd at which place to show the char). Could it be permanently damaged or is there a way to reverse this? Thanks alot (btw, the wiring is PERFECT and FOOLPROOF i checked it 100000 times, all wires correspond to the correct pin numbers and there aren't any bridged gaps).
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