Returns the list of serial and parallel ports on the computer.
// Load the names of the serial ports on the computer in a Combo Box control.
SerialPortNames is array of strings = sListPort(1)
FOR EACH sPort IN SerialPortNames
<Result> = sListPort([<Type>])
<Result>: Array of strings
Array of strings that contains the names of the sought ports.
<Type>: Optional integer
Type of port to be listed:
- 0 (default value) : Lists serial and parallel ports.
- 1 : Lists serial ports.
- 2: Lists parallel ports.
On some Linux distributions (Debian, Ubuntu, etc.), the user must be in the dialout group to be able to use serial ports.
returns nothing when it should, make sure you have added the current user to this group with the following shell command :
sudo usermod -a -G dialout USER_NAME
Business / UI classification: Business Logic