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Name

bufferUntil()

Examples
// Example by Tom Igoe

import processing.serial.*;

Serial myPort;    // The serial port
PFont myFont;     // The display font
String inString;  // Input string from serial port
int lf = 10;      // ASCII linefeed

void setup() {
  size(400,200);
  // Make your own font. It's fun!
  myFont = loadFont("ArialMS-18.vlw");
  textFont(myFont, 18);
  // List all the available serial ports:
  println(Serial.list());
  // Open the port you are using at the rate you want:
  myPort = new Serial(this, Serial.list()[0], 9600);
  myPort.bufferUntil(lf);
}

void draw() {
  background(0);
  text("received: " + inString, 10,50);
}

void serialEvent(Serial p) {
  inString = p.readString();
}

Description Sets a specific byte to buffer until before calling serialEvent().
Updated on July 17, 2014 04:33:39am EDT

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