Serial Port / Keyboard Port Commuication
Posted on 1998-10-14
I am wondering if it's possible to send data from a VB program on a laptop to a client system (from the laptop's serial port to the client's keyboard port). The VB program would mimic a standard keyboard and interact with the client. Also, no addition VB program should be on the client's system.
I've connected from the laptop to the client throught both system's serial ports and everything works perfectly (the VB program on the laptop mimics the keyboard). Their's a program on the client that processes the data coming in uses sendKeys and some other processing to send it to the active application. However, I would like to extend this and connect directly to the keyboard port and not use any addition VB programs.
Also, if I can connect from serial to serial port without an additional VB program on the client, please let me know. It would definitly be acceptable
Code would also be helpful if you know an answer.
Thanks in advance!