SetCommTimeouts function

Sets the time-out parameters for all read and write operations on a specified communications device.

Syntax

BOOL SetCommTimeouts(
  HANDLE         hFile,
  LPCOMMTIMEOUTS lpCommTimeouts
);

Parameters

hFile

A handle to the communications device. The CreateFile function returns this handle.

lpCommTimeouts

A pointer to a COMMTIMEOUTS structure that contains the new time-out values.

Return Value

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header winbase.h (include Windows.h)
Library Kernel32.lib
DLL Kernel32.dll

See Also

COMMTIMEOUTS

Communications Functions

Communications Resources

GetCommTimeouts

ReadFile

ReadFileEx

WriteFile

WriteFileEx