Set Timeout for all operations in 1/10 seconds

Syntax COM_TIMEOUT(<nComPort>[,<nTimeout>]) --> lOldTimeout Arguments <nComPort> Designates the port <nTimeout> Designates operation timeout in tenth (1/10) seconds. Returns When called only with <nComPort>, the COM_TIMEOUT() returns previous value of operation timeout. Description All read functions may use a timeout mechanism while waiting for characters. If this time limit is exceeded the function abort reading. The timeout duration is specified by the parameter TenthOfSeconds. This value is given as a multiple of a thenth of a second. Example Turn on the hardware handshake at a port: COM_OPEN(2) COM_TIMEOUT(6000) // set timeout to 10 minutes

See Also: COM_READ()