FlowControl Property

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Applies To Objects

ModemSetup

SerialSetup

Description

Returns or sets the action to take if buffer becomes too full to receive.

Syntax

Object.FlowControl

Element

Description

object

The ModemSetup or SerialSetup object.

Comments

The following values indicate the data flow is controlled. To set the property, use either a constant or a value.

Constant

Value

Description

xFLOWCONTROL_XONXOFF

0

Xon/Xoff (software handshaking) is the standard software method of controlling data flow between two modems

xFLOWCONTROL_HARDWARE

1

Hardware flow control (hardware handshaking) is the standard method of controlling data flow between a computer and a serial device.

xFLOWCONTROL_NONE

2

No action taken on buffer full.