DDE Setup

Change the default setting for the CIMPLICITY service as follows:

  1. From the Start menu, select Settings.

  2. From the Settings menu, select Control Panel.

  3. In the Control Panel program group, click Services.

  4. In the Services dialog box, select the CIMPLICITY service.

  5. Select Startup...

  6. In the Service dialog box:

  1. Set the Log On As field to system account.

  2. Enable the Allow Service to Interact with Desktop option.

  3. Click OK to close the Service dialog box and save your changes.

  1. Click Close to close the Services dialog box.

  2. Exit the Control Panel program group.

Note: When using a Visual Basic server to gather data for a CIMPLICITY project, it must have the ability to support more than one topic.  It has been observed that Visual Basic has the capacity to support 128 items per topic.

More information

    About CIMPLICITY DDE Client Communications.