In french: DDELien
Creates a hot link with a data.
Creating a "hot" link with a data means that the program will receive the new value of the linked data from the server (connected program) whenever the linked data is modified. Therefore, you must branch to a procedure in response to the DDE event used to modify a linked data (DDEEvent
with the DDEtoModify
MyConnection = DDEConnect("Excel", "Worksheet1")
DDELink(MyConnection, "L1C1", 1)
<Result> = DDELink(<Connection identifier> , <Object> [, <Timeout>])
- True if the link was created,
- False if an error occurred (DDEError returns the details of the error).
<Connection identifier>: Integer
Connection identifier, returned by DDEConnect.
<Object>: Character string
Object of connection.
<Timeout>: Optional integer or optional Duration
Maximum wait duration (in seconds). If the command was not run:
Remark: This parameter can correspond to:
- If <Timeout> is specified, there is a delay of <Timeout> seconds before exiting DDELink.
- If <Timeout> is not specified, there is an endless wait.
- an integer corresponding to the number of seconds,
- a Duration variable,
- the duration in clear ('1s' for example).
A DDE link must not be enabled during a print: it must be disabled by DDEUnLink
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