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Hi all,
Can I use the MScomm32.ocx in the SDK project?
and What is the MFC?

Thanks, bin
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>>Can I use the MScomm32.ocx in the SDK project?

Sure, why not?

>>What is the MFC

Microsoft Foundation Classes.  A class library from Microsoft that can be used to build Windows apps.  
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MsComm32.ocx provides a COM Interface.  It turns out that COM Interfaces are complicated and quite hard for a novice programmer to use in C++.  They are very easy to use in VB.

If you need access to the Serial port, you can use CreateFile and the standard API read and write functions.

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MsComm32.ocx provides a COM Interface.  It turns out that COM Interfaces are complicated and quite hard for a novice programmer to use in C++.  They are very easy to use in VB.

If you need access to the Serial port, you can use CreateFile and the standard API read and write functions.

-- Dan
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