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LPT Port Programming

selim007
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i am working on a device connected to the parallel port. but its not a familiar device such as a printer or a scanner...what i need is to know how to send a desired byte to the LPT Port while programming in visual basic of course.
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Dr. Kamal MehdiIT Director / IT Project Manager
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Working with the PC Parallel port is a little bit complicated using pure code.
There are some Dynamic Link Libraries (DLL's) and custom controls that enable easy access to this port as well as to the PC COM ports and any other USER port.
I can send you by e-mail a sample project that uses a DLL to access these ports. Just comment me your e-mail address.

You can also find very useful information about this subject in the following URLs:
              http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~ih/doc/par/ 
              http://www.senet.com.au/~cpeacock/parallel.htm 
              http://et.nmsu.edu/~etti/fall96/computer/printer/printer.html 

Regards

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here's my email address:
skabalan@cyberia.net.lb
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