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AIman
12-07-2006, 03:58 AM
Ok, I got Excel and the stamp to talk.·I downloaded the excel sheet posted by one of the Parallax guys. I can get all kinds of 1's and 0's to show up and go back and forth but some of the functions make the entire thing freeze and when I hacked the code the new commands did nothing.

How do I get code in Excel to run the stamp?

Example - I want to run a program where the Stamp gets its commands from Excel. The data is dumped into Excel, VBA reads the data, makes a decision and sends a command to the stamp.

How? The stamp·says things via debug in a stamp editor running with Windows, but how do I get VBA to usefully work with it?

Franklin
12-07-2006, 06:21 AM
The stamp editor is just reading the debug port (16?) all you have to do is send/receive data to the serial port connected to the stamp. (stop the stamp editor first or you will have a conflict for the port.

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- Stephen

KatyBri
12-07-2006, 09:51 AM
AIman-

You wrote "·I downloaded the excel sheet posted by one of the Parallax guys."

Could you post the link or the sheet? Thanks.