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Terminal Emulation->Opening a Serial Port

Select Open Serial Port from the Comms menu to open a serial port.  A window is created and all text that you enter into this window will be sent to the serial port.  All text received by the serial port will be displayed in the window.  You can download your program or another file through this serial port.

The serial port that will be opened will be the primary serial port as specified in the Comms Settings Serial Port Options tab or if this is not available, the first available serial port (starting from COM1 and working upwards (COM2, COM3, etc).

If you select Open Serial Port again, another window will be opened together with another serial port if one is available.

See Modifying Serial Port Settings for information on how to change the settings of the serial ports.