Programming with Reflection

image\rwnprg32.gif DDEInitiate method

 

Syntax ConversationID = Application.DDEInitiate(AppName, TopicName)

 

Description

Establishes a DDE conversation between Reflection (acting as the client) and the specified application (acting as the server).

You cannot use an empty string ("") as the value for both arguments.

Arguments

AppName Argument type: String
Required
Identifies the DDE application name of a Windows application. Use an empty string ("") to establish a conversation with the first application that supports the specified TopicName.

TopicName Argument type: String
Required
Identifies the DDE topic for the conversation. Use an empty string ("") to establish a conversation with any topic supported by the specified application.

Return

ConversationID Return type: Integer
A number that can be used to identify this conversation in other DDE methods (DDEExecute, DDEPoke, DDERequest, and DDETerminate).

Notes

· Use Application rather than Session as the object for DDE methods.

 

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