Re: Win95 GUI front-end

Christopher Dickens (
Thu, 15 May 1997 00:14:51 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 14 May 1997, Andrew DeKoning wrote:

> Another question, is there any way you could add in a way to specify a
> delay before dialing? I ask because we have a voicemail system here
> that give us notification of messages when you pick up the phone.
> DESgui determines that this means there is no dialtone and therefore
> can't connect. If I could pause it until after the voice is finished it
> would work fine. I can disable the detect dial tone in the options for
> my modem, but then if someone is talking on the phone they are
> interrupted by th modem and my roommates don't appreciate that very
> much.

On most modems you can simply change the phone number to read: w1234567
and the modem will wait for a dial-tone for about 30 seconds and then
dial. If it doesn't get one it fails. So the output to modem should look
like so:


Hope that helps out!

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