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how do I do to read the Port Com2?

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I want to read the Port Com2, because I want to connect a GPS Garmin to this port...how do i do?????
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Question by:dege
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by:dege
ID: 1438410
If....you have a function to convert the data of the gps...pls...i want it!!!!
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by:kacklehorn
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Ust the comm control. Try using the VBterm sample in your samples directory to see if it will work.
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by:dege
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He don't give an example or explanation of the code....i don't have the sample VBterm...pls....i need this urgently...thanks a lot
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by:MikeDyble
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Could you tell me which version of VB you are using please?
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by:dege
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I use the Visual Basic 5.0 (SP3)
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Aikema earned 30 total points
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Try ye old
Open "COM2:" For Input As #1
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by:dege
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Aikema: did you say that with this open i'll use the com2 like a file???....

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