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vrf Releasing control of Com Ports

Question asked by VRFuser on Oct 10, 1999
Thanks all,

The Execute close works fine. It was much too simple a solution for me...

Nick.


----- Original Message -----
From: Gustin Mike <Mike.Gustin@EMG.SMS.SIEMENS.COM>
To: Nick Morgan <nick.morgan@epl.co.uk>
Sent: Monday, October 04, 1999 6:35 PM
Subject: RE: vrf Releasing control of Com Ports


> Nick,
>
> I have a similar vee application, where I have to control the product via
> RS232
> and download product software via a dos program. Do an "Execute Close" to
> close the RS232 port from Vee.
>
> Good Luck
>
> Mike Gustin
> Mike.Gustin@emg.sms.siemens.com
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Nick Morgan [SMTP:nick.morgan@epl.co.uk]
> > Sent: Monday, October 04, 1999 6:21 AM
> > To: vrf@lvld.hp.com
> > Subject: vrf Releasing control of Com Ports
> >
> > I am using VEE to automate the calibration of the equipment we
> > manufacture.
> >
> > In order to do this I need to control the product via the RS232
interface.
> > The problem I have is that I need to download some product software to
the
> > equipment before testing can start. This is to be done using our own
DLL,
> > but when it is run, it complains that the Com port is already opened and
> > aborts.
> >
> > Is there anyway to release control of the Com within VEE, load the
> > software,
> > and then regain control again.
> >
> > Thanks for any help
> >
> > Nick
> >
> >
> >
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