|$variable||is the name of the variable that receives the DDE channel number. Subsequent DDE script commands reference the channel number created by DDEInitiate.|
|service||is the name of the DDE application for this conversation.|
|topic||is the name of the DDE topic for this conversation.|
|onErrorLabel:||is a label that execution transfers to if an error occurs.|
The DDEInitiate command begins a Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) conversation between TN3270 Plus and another application. The DDE conversation allows data to be exchanged between TN3270 Plus and the other application.
* The following script starts Microsoft Excel with a test spreadsheet.
* "some data" is then put into row 1 column 1 of the spreadsheet.
* The spreadsheet is saved and Excel is closed.
* The DDE conversation is terminated.
Run "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office11\excel.exe ""D:\Test.xls"""
DDEPoke $CHANNEL,"R1C1","some data"
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