GetObject Function

Syntax:

GetObject([File$][, Class$])

Group:

Object

Description:

Get an existing object of type Class$ from File$. Use Set to assign the returned object to an object variable.

 

Parameter

Description

File$

This is the file where the object resides. If this is omitted then the currently active object for Class$ is returned.

Class$

This string value is the application's registered class name. If this application is not currently active it will be started. If this is omitted then the application associated with the file's extension will be started.

 

Example:


Sub Main
  Dim App As Object
  Set App = GetObject(,"WinWrap.CppDemoApplication")
  App.Move 20,30 ' move icon to 20,30
  Set App = Nothing
  App.Quit ' run-time error (no object)
End
Sub