DDE Sample (task)

added on February 24, 2017 by Leonard Amabile
Applies To: AutoMate 6, AutoMate BPA Server 7, AutoMate 5, AutoMate 7, AutoMate 8, AutoMate BPA Server 8, AutoMate 9, AutoMate BPA Server 9, AutoMate BPA Server 10, AutoMate 10

The attached task demonstrates DDE Execute, DDE Poke and DDE Request. The task assumes that Excel is running with a worksheet named Sheet1.

DDE Execute: Maximizes the Excel spreadsheet.
DDE Poke: Will write the number 7 in row 1 column 1 of Sheet1.
DDE Request: Will grab the value from row 1 column 1 of Sheet1 and populate variable varTest.

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