detecting a device

Michael Mantkowski michaelj at
Sat Oct 16 16:13:08 UTC 2021

Hi Brian,

Its probably going to depend on your device.  Omnis can handle serial
communications and TCP/IP.  You can also get lists of attached printers.
There could be OS Scripting / API calls you can use through Omnis to find
things as well.

We do a lot of interfacing with devices.  Credit Card Machines, Laboratory
Equipment, Signature capture, X-Ray, Telephone, etc.  

I have normally found there is usually a way to get done what you need.  Not
always strait forward but if your persistent you should be able find a

Michael Mantkowski
ClienTrax Software

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From: omnisdev-en On Behalf Of Wayne Germann
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Subject: detecting a device

Is there a way to detect a device using Omnis Studio?   For example, i want
to check if a certain device is attached to the computer before initiating a

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