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SerialPort.ReadHex

Reads bytes from serial port and returns them hex encoded.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
SerialPort 3.0 Yes Yes Yes No No

MBS( "SerialPort.ReadHex"; PortReference; length )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
PortReference The reference number of the port. You get this number from SerialPort.Open when you open the port. $port
length Maximum number of bytes to read. 10

Result

Returns text encoded as hex or error message.

Description

Reads bytes from serial port and returns them hex encoded.
The text returned may be shorter than length bytes.
See also SerialPort.AvailableBytes function.

Examples

Read up to 8 bytes and return them as:

$value = MBS( "SerialPort.ReadHex"; $port; 8 )

See also


SerialPort.ReadByte   -   SerialPort.ReadLine

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