Dialing a telephone number within Clipper 5.0
> If the modem is on COM1 or COM2, you can send the telephone number as a
> print job thus:-
> cTELNO = "<WHATEVER>"
> set printer to COM2
> set device to print
> ?"ATDT" + cTELNO + Chr( 13 ) // dial the number
> Inkey( 5 ) // wait a few seconds
> ?"ATH" + Chr( 13 ) // hang up the modem
> set device to screen
> set prin to LPT1
> If not on COM1 or COM2, I suggest something like Clipper Tools, or maybe
> clio.lib which you will find on Phil Barnett's site The Oasis.
> Greets from New Zealand
> > I'm looking for a way to dial a telephone numer from Clipper 5.0.
> > Does anyone know how to do this ?
> > I already have a copy of the Hayes Command set. But I don't know how to
> > acces it.
If you only need to dial the number:
! echo modem_init_string > COMx
! echo ATDTphone_number > COMx
Insanity is doing what you've always done, then expecting different