Solved

Writing a DDE client application

Posted on 1997-08-01
3
683 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
Hi,

I don't know how to start a DDE client application. I have some strange DDE server software called Sagian MDS, which I guess nobody will know. So it would be nice to have a simple example of how to write a DDE client controlling a maybe better known DDE server application. Please copy the source code into your answer or comment. I'm using Visual C++ 5.0.

Thanks in advance, re
0
Comment
Question by:re
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
chensu earned 100 total points
ID: 1402717
You can find a sample "DDEML: Demonstrates the DDE Manager Library" in Win32 SDK samples with Visual C++. It shows how to write a client and a server.
0
 

Author Comment

by:re
ID: 1402718
I'm not sure I really understand the examples given.  I tried to initiate a DDE transaction between the client example program and the software I'm trying to communicate with, but it didn't work.  The documentation given is quite sparse.  Any suggestions as to where I could find further information would be helpful.

re.
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:chensu
ID: 1402719
Try looking in MSDN CDs to find more information about DDE.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

This article describes a technique for converting RTF (Rich Text Format) data to HTML and provides C++ source that does it all in just a few lines of code. Although RTF is coming to be considered a "legacy" format, it is still in common use... po…
Whether you've completed a degree in computer sciences or you're a self-taught programmer, writing your first lines of code in the real world is always a challenge. Here are some of the most common pitfalls for new programmers.
This is Part 3 in a 3-part series on Experts Exchange to discuss error handling in VBA code written for Excel. Part 1 of this series discussed basic error handling code using VBA. http://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/1478/Excel-Error-Handlin…
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question