DDERequest Function

Syntax:

DDERequest[$](ChanNum, Item$[, Timeout])

 

Group:

DDE

Description:

Request information for Item$. If the request is not satisfied then the return value will be a null string.

 

Parameter

Description

ChanNum

This is the channel number returned by the DDEInitiate function. Up to 10 channels may be used at one time.

Item$

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

Timeout

The command will generate an error if the number of seconds specified by the timeout is exceeded before the command has completed. The default is five seconds.

 

Example:


Sub Main
  ChanNum = DDEInitiate("PROGMAN","PROGMAN")
  Debug.Print DDERequest$(ChanNum,"Groups")
  DDETerminate ChanNum
End
Sub