Serial_Reinitialize (function reference)

By September 1, 2019September 4th, 2019Online Help, Troi Serial Plug-in
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Troi Serial Plug-in for FileMaker Pro

Serial_Reinitialize

Tell the plug-in to re-initialize itself and look which serial ports are available on the system now.

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Serial_Reinitialize ( switches )

Parameters

switches not used, reserved for future use. Leave blank or put "-Unused"

Returned Result

Data type returned

Error code

Result

If successful it returns 0. If unsuccessful it returns an error code starting with $$ and the error code. Returned error codes can be:

$$-4211 kErrAllPortNull no serial ports found

Other errors may be returned in the future.

Originated in

Troi Serial Plug-in 3.0

Compatibility

FileMaker Pro 14 to 18

Considerations

This function will close all ports first. Then the plug-in looks again for available ports.

You can use this function when new or different serial ports are added dynamically, for example if you plug-in a USB To Serial adapter.

Example

Set Field [ gErrorCode ; Serial_Reinitialize ( "" ) ]

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Serial_Open

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Troi Serial Plug-in online help (overview)


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