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xapu

hi!

i made the basic native arduino functions in autoit to control it trougth the serial port.

it could be interesting for too many people

you can find the codes here

in my blog there are some more codes using arduino and autoit too

xapus.blogspot.com

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mesale0077

new link please

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mrflibblehat

This will come in very useful.

Thank you :)


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wakillon

it return an error message : can't perform this operation on a closed port, port = none, channel number = 1  :mellow:


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xapu

it return an error message : can't perform this operation on a closed port, port = none, channel number = 1  :mellow:

have you selected the rigth port where your arduino is connected?

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mrtweaver

Ok i know this thread is a bit old, 2013 to be exact but am hoping that one can direct me as to what i am doing wrong.

I followed the link above, downloaded the file, put the arduino.au3 and comm files in the include folder of autoit.

I then went and opened the arduino file in the associated software and loaded it onto the arduino.

I opened the first file in autoit, blink, and changed the com port from 3 to 4 since my USB is on 4

Ran the file, nothing happened

the only thing that happened was in the console of autoit i received the number 02

Other than that nothing.

So what step did i miss?

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Surya

Try this code (I Use this to communicate with arduino):

unplug all the coms connected to your computer only arduino to it

Upload the sketch to arduino run the Arrduino Serial.au3 and click Connect

if it says connected then type in "motor on" in the first edit box then click send connect a motor to 8th pin of arduino if its rotating voilla!! you have succeded in connecting your board to autoit

 

 

Serial communication.zip


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AndyG

Hi,

Surya, i (and i think mrtweaver too) have no problems to interact with the Arduino-sketch (the sketch! ) via serial connection.

There is a difference to send and read "serial" bytes between Arduino-sketch and AutoIt  and the possibility to read or write digital or analog in/out-Pins from the Arduino via digitalread()/digitalsend()/analogread()/analogsend()-AutoIt-Functions.

I tried to load an "empty" Sketch into Arduino to force it to "do nothing". After that i connected AutoIt (like the communication-Scetch) to Arduino and tried a digitalwrite(10,1) to light the LED (i use this LED mostly for debugging^^ )//EDIT The LED did not light up!

How can i read/write analog/digital pin-states from Arduino with AutoIt "directly"? For sure i could write a sketch which reads the state of an Arduino-port and send this as a string "Hi this is Arduino, Digital Port 4 is ON" to AutoIt. That´s not the problem! I would like to use the AutoIt-function digitalread(4) to receive "ON"

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Surya

Hi andyg i understood you,  i have tried out the digitalwrite function provided in arduino. Au3 it dont work for me i think that you should use arduino. Exe's command line parameter to upload an arduino scheme written in autoit i don't think arduino board accepts single command execution (i am not sure)


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Surya

i think this will do the task:  (CODE UNTESTED)

#include <File.au3>

Func digitalWrite($pin, $com = "COM36",$mode = "LOW",$inst = RegRead("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Arduino","Install_Dir") &"\arduino.exe" );$mode can only be LOW / HIGH
    $file = _TempFile(@TempDir, "~", ".ino")
    FileWrite($file,_SourceCode(9,"digitalWrite"))
    $run = $inst &" --upload --board arduino:avr:pro --port " &$com &" --verbose-upload " &$file
    $exit = RunWait($run,"",@SW_HIDE)
    Return $exit
EndFunc   ;==>DigitalWrite


Func _SourceCode($pin,$do,$state = "HIGH",$out = "OUTPUT")
     $src = "void setup() {" & _
            @CRLF &"pinMode(" &$pin &", " &$out &");" & _
            @CRLF &"}" &@CRLF  & _
            @CRLF &"void loop() {" & _
            @CRLF &$do &"(" &$pin &"," &$state &")" & _
            @CRLF &"}"
            Return $src
EndFunc   ;==>_SourceCode

 

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