DDEInitiate Function

 

Syntax:

DDEInitiate(App$, Topic$)

Group:

DDE

Description:

 

Initiate a DDE conversation with App$ using Topic$. If the conversation is successfully started then the return value is a channel number that can be used with other DDE instructions and functions.

Parameter

Description

App$

Locate this server application.

Topic$

This is the server application's topic. The interpretation of this value is defined by the server application.

 

Example:


Sub Main
  ChanNum = DDEInitiate("PROGMAN","PROGMAN")
  DDEExecute ChanNum,"[CreateGroup(XXX)]"
  DDETerminate ChanNum
End
Sub