There are three types of DDE shares: old style, new style, and static. CitectSCADA only supports the static type. The names of static shares follow the convention
so to set up a CitectSCADA server computer as a Network DDE share, use the name "Citect$" as the sharename on that computer. To expose the CitectSCADA runtime variable tag database for suitable DDE linking, use the word "Variable" as the DDE Share Topic name.
Note: The trailing dollar sign ($) is necessary as part of the DDE share name syntax.
To create a DDE share: