Parallel Port

i am doing a project for my collage.Its a robot  which is control by a computer and its interfaced with parallel port...OK
i knew which pin and how much bits should i send to parallel port.
 BUT... i don't know how to used the codes for the visual basic program. If you can help me i will be veery grateful


1) Do i need any special control to do that?
2) Where can i get additional information ?

Thank you.
pandavAsked:
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DalinCommented:
pandav,

VB does not have a control that communicate to the parallel port similar to MSComm to serial port. There may be 3rd party control available.

addition infor on communicate with Parallel port, you can find in :
  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
Dalin
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kamallCommented:
Dalin,
Congratulations for making the 4th. on the list.
How are things going?
Hope everything is just fine.
Regards
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DalinCommented:
Thanks kamall, Every is OK for me.
How are you doing? How is thesis?
BTW, Where are you? I am in RTP, NC, USA
Sorry pandav, for using the area for unlated comments.

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pandavAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much for the answer.
Bye.
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kamallCommented:
Thanks Dalin.
I'm just fine, but running all the time. Too much work, many problems, etc.
The thesis is progressing but really slowly.
I am in Thessaloniki, Greece, but originally from Baghdad, Iraq. You know Baghdad for sure :-)
My best regards Dalin and keep the good work.
My regards to you pandav too.
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