?
Solved

How to initiate a call to a certain skype-user

Posted on 2006-07-10
1
Medium Priority
?
328 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
Hi,

How can I initiate a call to a certain skype-user from within my application (Delphi 7 pro)?
In my application you can store customers and their skype-name.
By pressing a button I want that skypename to be called (including startup Skype if it isn't active).

Regards,
Stef
0
Comment
Question by:Stef Merlijn
1 Comment
 
LVL 28

Accepted Solution

by:
2266180 earned 1500 total points
ID: 17071608
well, as a first step, go to http://share.skype.com/directory/development/ and check out the resources.
then, import the skype activex control and you should be able to do something like this:

skype1.placecall(user_handle)

i've taken this from here: http://forum.skype.com/viewtopic.php?t=47585 - it's php, but com/activex is the same no matter the language :)
0

Featured Post

Learn to develop an Android App

Want to increase your earning potential in 2018? Pad your resume with app building experience. Learn how with this hands-on course.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article explains how to create forms/units independent of other forms/units object names in a delphi project. Have you ever created a form for user input in a Delphi project and then had the need to have that same form in a other Delphi proj…
In this tutorial I will show you how to use the Windows Speech API in Delphi. I will only cover basic functions such as text to speech and controlling the speed of the speech. SAPI Installation First you need to install the SAPI type library, th…
How can you see what you are working on when you want to see it while you to save a copy? Add a "Save As" icon to the Quick Access Toolbar, or QAT. That way, when you save a copy of a query, form, report, or other object you are modifying, you…
If you are looking for an automated solution for backup single or multiple Office 365 user mailboxes to Outlook data file, then you can use Kernel Office 365 Backup & Restore tool. Go through the video to check out the steps to backup single or mult…

600 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