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SerialPort.NewLine Property

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 */
public String get_NewLine ()

/** @property */
public void set_NewLine (String value)

public function get NewLine () : String

public function set NewLine (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

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

Exception typeCondition


The property value is empty.


The property value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

This property defines the end of a line for the ReadLine and WriteLine methods.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0