Hi, I am really struggling with this one. I want to open the port in form1 but also be able to access the port from another form. Is this possible. If yes, please guide me.
Thanks to all.
Regards
Trevor

hi dawes,
in which form u create the mscomm port .....

I open the port in form1 and then try use the port in form2 with no joy.

in any form , use form1.mscomm1..then u can access the mscomm proprty of form1

in any form , use form1.mscomm1..then u can access the mscomm proprty of form1

This does not seem to work as I get a "Outside procedure" error message.