Category : Utilities for DOS and Windows Machines
Archive   : MODEGD.ZIP
Filename : MODEGD.DOC

Output of file : MODEGD.DOC contained in archive : MODEGD.ZIP
MODEGD.EXE Version 1.0, Copyright 1992 by George Dinwiddie

This is a program, similar to part of the DOS MODE command, to set
the parameters of a COM port. It does not do the other functions of
MODE, but allows numerous settings that MODE does not support.

MODEGD is copyrighted, but may be freely distributed with the
following limitations:
1. This documentation file must be included with the program.
2. The program and documentation must not be modified with out
the consent of the author, George Dinwiddie.
3. If you find the program useful, you should send a
tax-deductible contribution to:

The Nature Conservancy
1815 North Lynn Street
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 841-5300

The Nature Conservancy is a private, non-profit organization
dedicated to saving ecologically significant natural areas. It does
NOT lobby government or hold protests. It quietly buys the land.
This organization deserves your support.

If you have questions, suggestions or bug reports, you may reach me
at this address:
George Dinwiddie
13808 Wayside Drive
Clarksville, MD 21029
CIS: 73210,101


where n is port (1-4)
r is rate (50-56000)
p is parity (n,o,e,m,s)
b is bits (5-8)
s is stopbits (1-2)
and all parameters other than port are optional

Valid baud rates are:
50 135 600 2000 4800 19200
75 150 1200 2400 7200 38400
110 300 1800 3600 9600 56000

  3 Responses to “Category : Utilities for DOS and Windows Machines
Archive   : MODEGD.ZIP
Filename : MODEGD.DOC

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