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Class

Serial

Name

readStringUntil()

Examples
// Example by Tom Igoe

import processing.serial.*;

int lf = 10;    // Linefeed in ASCII
String myString = null;
Serial myPort;  // The serial port

void setup() {
  // List all the available serial ports
  printArray(Serial.list());
  // Open the port you are using at the rate you want:
  myPort = new Serial(this, Serial.list()[0], 9600);
  myPort.clear();
  // Throw out the first reading, in case we started reading 
  // in the middle of a string from the sender.
  myString = myPort.readStringUntil(lf);
  myString = null;
}

void draw() {
  while (myPort.available() > 0) {
    myString = myPort.readStringUntil(lf);
    if (myString != null) {
      println(myString);
    }
  }
}

Description Combination of readBytesUntil() and readString(). Returns null if it doesn't find what you're looking for.
Syntax
serial.readStringUntil(inByte)
Parameters
serial Serial: any variable of type Serial
inByte int: character designated to mark the end of the data
ReturnsString
Updated on February 11, 2019 02:10:34pm EST

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