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Beep for serial data (script step reference)

By May 1, 2021May 5th, 2021Online Help, Troi Serial Plug-in
Troi Serial Plug-in for FileMaker Pro

Beep for Serial Data

Use this function to troubleshoot the serial port and test scripting.

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Beep for Serial Data [ Data beep: On/Off ]


Beep On/Off

Returned Result

Data type returned



this step has no result

Originated in

Troi Serial Plug-in 5.0


FileMaker Pro 16 to 19


See the Debug.fmp12 example file.


Beep for Serial Data [ On ]

The plug-in will now beep when data arrives at the serial port. If data keeps on coming in, the plug-in will beep every two seconds.

How to test if data comes in:
– Set the plug-in to beep if data comes in.
– Get the device attached to the serial port to send data to the serial port.
– When you hear beeps you know data is arriving at the serial port and in the plug-in.
– To stop the beeping use this command:

Beep for Serial Data [ Off ]

Used in example file


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