[AmigaOS 3.1 Command Reference\Serial]
Format: SERIAL [FROM <filename>) [EDIT] [USE] [SAVE]
[PUBSCREEN <public screen name>] [UNIT <unit>]
Template: FROM, EDIT/S, USE/S, SAVE/S, PUBSCREEN/K, INIT/S
Purpose: To set the specifications for communication through
the serial port.
SERIAL without any arguments or with the EDIT argument opens the Serial
editor. The FROM argument lets you specify a file to open. This must be a
file that was previously saved with the Save As menu item of the Serial
For example, if you have saved a special configuration of the Serial editor
to a file in the Presets drawer, you can use the FROM argument to open that
file. If the USE switch is also given, the editor will not open, but the
settings in the FROM file will be used. If the SAVE switch is given, the
editor will not open, but the settings in the FROM file will be saved.
SERlAL UNIT opens the Serial editor with a Device Unit gadget added to the
editor. Select the unit to which output should be sent. If SERIAL UNIT
<unit> is specifed, output will be sent to the specified <unit>.
1> SERIAL Prefs/Presets/Serial.9600 USE
Loads and uses the specifcations saved in the Serial.9600 file. If the
system is rebooted, the last saved settings will take effect.
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