Serial.findUntil()

Description

Serial.findUntil() reads data from the serial buffer until a target string of given length or delimiter string is found.

The function returns true if the target string is found, false if it times out.

Serial.findUntil() inherits from the Stream utility class.

Syntax

Serial.findUntil(target, terminal)

Parameter Values

  • Serial: serial port object. See the list of available serial ports for each board on the Serial main page.
  • target: the string to search for. Allowed data types: char.
  • terminal: the terminal string in the search. Allowed data types: char.

Return Values

  • Data type: bool.

※ NOTES AND WARNINGS:

Serial functions are not only used for the communication between an Arduino board and Serial Monitor of Arduino IDE but also used for the communication between:

  • An Arduino board and other Arduino board
  • An Arduino board and other sensors/devices
  • An Arduino board and computer (any Serial software on computer)

See Also

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