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SerialPort.RtsEnable Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the Request to Send (RTS) signal is enabled during serial communication.

Namespace:  System.IO.Ports
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
[BrowsableAttribute(true)]
public bool RtsEnable { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true to enable Request to Transmit (RTS); otherwise, false. The default is false.
ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The value of the RtsEnable property was set or retrieved while the Handshake property is set to the RequestToSend value or the RequestToSendXOnXOff value.

IOException

The port is in an invalid state.

- or -

An attempt to set the state of the underlying port failed. For example, the parameters passed from this SerialPort object were invalid.

The Request to Transmit (RTS) signal is typically used in Request to Send/Clear to Send (RTS/CTS) hardware handshaking.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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