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Can somebody give me code example on how to create a faxing application.
such as : fax wizard that appear on the windows????
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This is sending fax manualy with the help of MSComm control and telephone line connected to your phone :

Hope this will solve ur problem.

Amit Jain
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Private Sub Faxsend() **name of function
Dim i As Integer
Dim a As Byte
Dim pfad As String
Dim dialstring As String
'setting the mscommm port setttings.
MSComm1.CommPort = 1
MSComm1.PortOpen = True
If Err Then
  MsgBox "COM Port not available"
  Exit Sub
End If
'setting the baud rates.
MSComm1.Settings = "19200,N,8,1"
MSComm1.InputLen = 0
MSComm1.InBufferCount = 0
'variuos AT modem commands are used to send to the modem
'modem reset
MSComm1.Output = "ATZ" + vbCr
If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub

'setting the fax class=2.0
MSComm1.Output = "AT+FCLASS=2.0" + vbCr
If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub

'local id .
MSComm1.Output = "AT+FLI=" + Chr$(34) + "303" + Chr$(34) + vbCr
If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub

'command for Intitialize the fax parameters
MSComm1.Output = "AT+FIP" + vbCr
If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub

'entering the number fomr the user
Number = InputBox("Enter phone number:", "05524772")

'dialing the number using ATDT command
dialstring = "ATDT" + Number + ";" + Chr$(13)

MSComm1.Output = dialstring
If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub

'controls the mode that modem will act as datamodem.
MSComm1.Output = "AT+FAA=1" + vbCr
If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub


'MSComm1.Output = "AT+FDM" + vbCr
'If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub

'FLO command selects the method of flow control XON/XOFF=1
MSComm1.Output = "AT+FLO=1" + vbCr
If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub

''document to poll
'MSComm1.Output = "AT+FTP=1" + vbCr
'If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub
MSComm1.Output = "AT+FCO" + vbCr
If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub

'command for data transfer from modem ...
MSComm1.Output = "AT+FDT"    'init fax data sending
If wait("Connect") = False Then Exit Sub

i = FreeFile
Open "c:\windows\desktop\myfax\fax.txt" For Binary Access Read As #i
Do While Not (UCase(Right$(pfad, 4) = ".txt"))
  Get #1, , a               'skip header line
  pfad = pfad + Chr$(a)
Loop
Do While Not (EOF(i))
  Get #i, , a               'get byte from fax file
  If MSComm1.InBufferCount > 0 Then
    If MSComm1.Input = Chr$(24) Then    'wait for OK if cancel from modem
      If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub
    End If
  End If
  MSComm1.Output = Chr$(a)      'send byte to modem
Loop
     'Dim FileName
        'FileName = CommonDialog1.FileName
     'If FileName <> "" Then
      '   Open FileName For Binary Access Read Lock Read As #1
         'Open FileName For Random As #1

'         Dim tmpbuffer As Variant
 '        tmpbuffer = Input(LOF(1), 1)
   'MSComm1.OutBufferSize = Len(tmpbuffer)
    'MSComm1.Output = tmpbuffer

MSComm1.Output = Chr$(16) + Chr$(3) 'terminate sending fax data
If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub
MSComm1.Output = "AT+FET=2" + vbCr
If wait("OK") = False Then Exit Sub
MSComm1.PortOpen = False    '    ,close line
End Sub
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by:rickson
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thanks, will try it out. give me couple of days.....
regards,
ed
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by:rickson
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thank for the source, but can u give me details about all the FAX command???? is ot all the same???
eg:
'setting the fax class=2.0
MSComm1.Output = "AT+FCLASS=2.0" + vbCr




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i think split the points can be fair enough. the problem is, I can't see any function on the page that allow me to split points.
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