[PD] [comport] interpreting byte 13 as 10

alex adrcki at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 10:04:46 CEST 2017

On 03/29/2017 12:42 PM, Alexandros Drymonitis wrote:
> I can't send the number 13 from the Arduino to Pd using Arduino's 
> Serial.write() function. Instead I'm receiving a 10. Does this have 
> anything to do with the fact that ASCII 10 is a new line feed and 
> ASCII 13 is the carriage return? Maybe [comport] is interpreting both 
> values as the new line feed, just a thought.
> A work around this is to use Serial.print((char)13); in the Arduino 
> code. This did work with an Arduino UNO and my laptop, running Debian 
> Jessie XFCE, but it failed with a Teensy 3.6 and an Ordoid-U3, running 
> an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS image.
> Both systems run Pd-0.47-1 with [comport] installed via apt-get.
Apparently this issue seems to have been solved with the latest Arduino 
IDE (1.8.3) and the latest [comport] found in deken. I guess it was an 
Arduino issue since [comport] doesn't interpret anything. Anyway, I 
wanted to let the list know, in case anyone is interested in this.
Now [comport] prints 13 with both Serial.write(13) and 

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