Topics   All   Mac OS X (Only)   Windows (Only)   Linux (Only, Not)   iOS (Only, Not)  
Components   Crossplatform Mac & Win   Server (Not)   Client   Old   Guides   Examples
New in version: 6.2   6.3   6.4   6.5   7.0   7.1   7.2   7.3   7.4   7.5    Statistic  

SerialPort.WriteByte

Writes a single byte to the serial port.

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

MBS( "SerialPort.WriteByte"; PortReference; Value )

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
Value The byte value to send. Range from 0 to 255. 13

Result

Returns the number of bytes written.

Description

Writes a single byte to the serial port.
This is very useful for sending control characters which you can't easily put in a text in FileMaker.
Like 13 for a LF (line feed) or 10 for CR (carriage return).

Examples

Write a character:

MBS( "SerialPort.WriteByte"; $port; 65 )

See also

Example Databases


SerialPort.Write   -   SerialPort.WriteHex

Feedback: Report problem or ask question.




Links
MBS FileMaker Plugins