GetCommTimeouts (Windows CE 5.0)

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This function retrieves the time-out parameters for all read and write operations on a specified communication device.

BOOLGetCommTimeouts(HANDLEhFile, LPCOMMTIMEOUTSlpCommTimeouts);


  • hFile
    [in] Handle to the communication device.

    The CreateFile function returns this handle.

  • lpCommTimeouts
    [out] Long pointer to a COMMTIMEOUTS structure in which the time-out data is returned.

Return Values

Nonzero indicates success.

Zero indicates failure.

To obtain extended error data, call the GetLastError function.


For more information about timeout values for communication devices, see the SetCommTimeouts function.


OS Versions: Windows CE 1.0 and later.
Header: Winbase.h.
Link Library: Serdev.lib.

See Also

CreateFile | COMMTIMEOUTS | SetCommTimeouts

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