The Read method reads data from virtual serial port input buffer.

LONG Read(

      BYTE* Buffer ,     // data buffer

      LONG *Count     // number of bytes to read



Parameters :

  • Buffer [out] : Pointer to the buffer that receives the data read from the virtual serial port.
  • Count [in] : Pointer to the number of bytes to be read from the port.

Return Values : The Read function returns the number of bytes received from virtual serial port.

Note: If virtual serial port was not created, the return value is 0 (zero).