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How do I send everyone a message in network

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Can anybody help me with my problem :

I would like to send everyone connected on the (local) network a message ! (example : "HELLO" or "GET OF THE
COMPUTER YOUR TIME IS UP " ..etc..)

Are there any commands to do it ?

I'm working on a program with INTERBASE engine.
Does interbase support any such command I could use from Delphi 2.0 (client /server)
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Windows supports the LAN-Manager messaging system. If your system is running e.g. Client for Microsoft Networks you will be able to send messages.
The functions are

NetMessageBufferSend
NetMessageNameAdd
NetMessageNameDel
NetMessageNameEnum
NetMessageNameGetInfo

Have a look at them by pressing F1 in code editor when the cursor is in the function name.

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can you say me how yo use this functions?

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By the way, you can also send messages with "net send" on the command line. In a command prompt type "net help send" for more info. You could WinExec this command line with the SW_HIDE parameter.

Puppy, maybe this already works for you.

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10x I'll try !!!!

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