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The Com ASCII Stream input node allows receiving ASCII values over a local COM Port connection. The COM Port connection needs to be enabled in the Connection Manager.
This input node can output by default any incoming packet as text if no ASCII filter is applied.
This node can be found under Nodes > Input > Connections > COM Stream Input
COM Connection ID:
Enter the ID of the COM Port connection.
The received message between Start [STX] and End [ETX] symbol is displayed here.
With Widget Designer version 6, all nodes support so called node commands. Node commands access functions (i.e methods) from a node and / or set a parameter (i.e. property).
Enter "node", followed by the according ID and a dot and a list will pop up showing all available commands for the node. For instance, Node1.TintColor.SetRGB(125,0,255), colors the node in purple.
In addition, the node properties with a parameter ID (the small superscript number) can be edited via the command Node1.SetParam(ID,new Value) or WDNodeSetParam(NodeID,ParamID,Value).
The Node generates the following output:
- Stream Message as String