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Format selection commands

Look RS-232 program uses the following commands to change the formant of input data:

BINARY

OCTAL

DECIMAL

HEXADECIMAL

ASCII

b (binary)

Purpose: to switch input data into binary mode.

Use: to enter data only 0 and 1 characters are used, other characters are filtered out by the program when transmitted.

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o (octal)

Purpose: to switch input data into octal mode.

Use: to enter data only characters from 0 to 7 are used, figures 8, 9 and all other characters are filtered out by the program when transmitted. 

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d (decimal)

Purpose: to switch input data into decimal mode.

Use: to enter data only characters from 0 to 9 are used, other characters are filtered out by the program when transmitted.

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h (hexadecimal)

Purpose: to switch input data into decimal mode.

Use: to enter data only characters from 0 to 9 and letters A-F are used, other characters are filtered out by the program when transmitted.

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ASCII

Purpose: to switch input data into terminal mode

Use: to enter data only ASCII characters are used, this is the default command. Where the data have reserved command symbols, they must be quoted (‘b’, ‘B’, ‘o’, ‘O’, ‘d’, ‘D’, ‘h’, ‘H’, ‘f’, ‘F’, ‘p’, ‘P’, ‘,’, ‘ ‘).

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