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Delphi equivalent of VB 'GetObject'

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I need to know how to connect to an existing object rather than use the CreateOleObject to create a new one.

The command I am looking for would be the equivalent of the Visual basic commmand 'GetObject'.

Any ideas ...

Thanks

Sharon
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Hving been a delph programer for almost 3 hours I am glad to inform you that GetActiveOleObject is just what you want!
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