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by jtlodi
Jan 07, 2008 0:39
Forum: Hardware Interfaces / Communication
Topic: LPT1 Port Access
Replies: 9
Views: 9975

Serial Port Access

Thanks, CoderJeff ... After I posted the question, I checked the running processes in the task manager and noticed that I already had a session of the FB program running. When I canceled the process and tried rerunning the EXE ... it worked fine. I'll bet this happened because I tried running the pr...
by jtlodi
Jan 06, 2008 15:59
Forum: Hardware Interfaces / Communication
Topic: LPT1 Port Access
Replies: 9
Views: 9975

Problem opening COM1:

Thanks for posting your replies. However I'm still stumped. Here's a little program that is supposed to open the COM1 port and return a 'result' from the controller board attached to the serial port. '----------------------------------------------------- Dim Result As Byte Result=Open Com ("COM1:960...
by jtlodi
Jan 02, 2008 23:01
Forum: Hardware Interfaces / Communication
Topic: servo control
Replies: 20
Views: 17840

Interacting with Serial Ports

Hi Phishguy ... came across your post about servos. I am brand new to FB but have been programming in QB, VB, VisualFoxPro for lots of years. I have a stepper motor control board from Eggert Electrics which interactively operates steppers using QB at the DOS level (Print #1, ... ). Of course I have ...

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