Serial.Flush History

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January 30, 2012, at 05:13 PM by Scott Fitzgerald -
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Flushes the buffer of incoming serial data. Any call to Serial.read() or Serial.available() will return only data received after all the most recent call to Serial.flush().

Serial.flush() waits for outgoing data to transmit before clearing the buffer contents.

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Waits for the transmission of outgoing serial data to complete. (Prior to Arduino 1.0, this instead removed any buffered incoming serial data.)

November 04, 2011, at 06:05 PM by Scott Fitzgerald -
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Flushes the buffer of incoming serial data. That is, any call to Serial.read() or Serial.available() will return only data received after all the most recent call to Serial.flush().

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Flushes the buffer of incoming serial data. Any call to Serial.read() or Serial.available() will return only data received after all the most recent call to Serial.flush().

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flush() inherits from the Stream utility class.

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September 07, 2011, at 05:13 PM by Scott Fitzgerald -
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Serial.flush() waits for outgoing data to transmit before clearing the buffer contents.

February 01, 2010, at 05:21 PM by David A. Mellis -
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Serial.flush()

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Serial

flush()

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Syntax

Serial.flush()

Arduino Mega only:
Serial1.flush()
Serial2.flush()
Serial3.flush()

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March 03, 2007, at 08:46 PM by David A. Mellis -
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Flushes the buffer of incoming serial data. That is, any call to Serial.read() or Serial.available() will return data received after all the most recent call to Serial.flush().

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Flushes the buffer of incoming serial data. That is, any call to Serial.read() or Serial.available() will return only data received after all the most recent call to Serial.flush().

December 19, 2006, at 05:27 PM by David A. Mellis -
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Serial.flush()

Description

Flushes the buffer of incoming serial data. That is, any call to Serial.read() or Serial.available() will return data received after all the most recent call to Serial.flush().

Parameters

none

Returns

none

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