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Stored procedures
DDERetrieve (Function)
In french: DDERécupère
Retrieves a data sent by a program (the recipient of the connection for the specified object).
DDEExecute(ConnNum, "EXE1")
IF DDERetrieve(DDENum, "Item1") THEN
Info("The retrieved data is: " + DDEString())
END
Syntax
<Result> = DDERetrieve(<Connection Identifier> , <Object> [, <Time-out>])
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the information was retrieved,
  • False if an error occurred (DDEError returns the error details).
<Connection Identifier>: Integer
Connection identifier, returned by DDEConnect.
<Object>: Character string
Object of retrieval.
<Time-out>: Optional integer or optional Duration
Maximum wait duration (in seconds). If the command was not run:
  • If <Time-out> is specified, there is a delay of <Time-out> seconds before exiting from DDERetrieve.
  • If <Time-out> is not specified, there is an endless wait.
Note: This parameter can correspond to:
  • an integer corresponding to the number of seconds,
  • a Duration variable,
  • Versions 23 and later
    the duration in clear ('1s' for example).
    New in version 23
    the duration in clear ('1s' for example).
    the duration in clear ('1s' for example).
Component : wd240std.dll
See also
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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