DDEExecute Instruction


DDEExecute ChanNum, Command$[, Timeout]

Group: DDE

Send the DDE Execute Command$ string via DDE ChanNum.

Parameter Description

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

Command$ Send this command value to the server application. 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.


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