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Thread: RS232
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face BY : Andy Kunz email (remove spam text)



At 01:18 PM 9/8/97 +0200, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>
>        I had like to drive a plotter which uses RS232 protocol. When using
>Hyperterminal, things are working fine, except that it sends ASCII. I am
>using: Send text file. Is there any other soft, or perhaps in Hypert.,
>to drive my plotter like Hyperterminal does, but with binary transfer?
>Thanks a lot.

I presume you have a file with the plot commands in it.

Try this:

C:>  COPY filename COM1 /B

The /B is the key - it goes out in pure binary then.

Andy

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