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write to com port

write to com port

write to com port

I dont know any basic but have to write a small prog to send a code to my com3 port
Lprint chr$(27) sends to printer
how can I send this to com3?
any help greatly appreciated

RE: write to com port

Open com3 as a sequential file and then print to the file handle.

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RE: write to com port

Thanks for your reply I tried
50 open "O", #1, "com3:"
51 print #1, "07"
52 close 1

basic says 'bad file number in 51'
sorry I dont know any basic bu would really appreciate your help

RE: write to com port

Is this VB or Quickbasic?

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