SerialPort.NewLine Property


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Gets or sets the value used to interpret the end of a call to the ReadLine and WriteLine methods.

Namespace:   System.IO.Ports
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public string NewLine { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

A value that represents the end of a line. The default is a line feed, NewLine.

Exception Condition

The property value is empty.


The property value is null.

This property determines what value (byte) defines the end of a line for the ReadLine and WriteLine methods. By default the end-of-line value is NewLine. You would change this to a different value if the particular serial device you’re working with uses a different value for the same purpose.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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