Thread: Serial port reading

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    Serial port reading

    I'm trying to make a program in C# that reads some characters from an external device attached to serial port. I've looked in MSDN but I couldn't figure out anything. It seems to be complicated because of all the multithreading and multitasking in Windows. I just need to read several characters that are sent periodically (e.g every 5sec) from a device. Help, please...

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    I've never tried what you are asking, but you might find this a little interesting:

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