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This function specifies a set of events to be monitored for a communications device.
BOOL SetCommMask( HANDLE hFile, DWORD dwEvtMask );
[in] Handle to the communications device, returned by the CreateFile function.
[in] Specifies the events to be enabled and immediately signals any thread waiting on the WaitCommEvent function. A value of zero disables all events.
The following table shows possible values for this parameter.
A break was detected on input.
The clear-to-send (CTS) signal changed state.
The data-set-ready (DSR) signal changed state.
A line-status error occurred. Line-status errors are CE_FRAME, CE_OVERRUN, and CE_RXPARITY.
A ring indicator was detected.
The receive-line-signal-detect (RLSD) signal changed state.
A character was received and placed in the input buffer.
The last character in the output buffer was sent.
Nonzero indicates success. Zero indicates failure. To obtain extended error information, call the GetLastError function.
The SetCommState function specifies the set of events that can be monitored for a particular communications resource.
A handle to the communications resource can be specified in a call to the WaitCommEvent function, which waits for one of the events to occur.
To obtain the current event mask of a communications resource, use the GetCommMask function.
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