12.4.8         DDEEXECUTE

Description:   Send a command string to a DDE server application



Tcl:              DDEEXECUTE "Server|topic!item=command string"

JScript:         DDEEXECUTE("Server|topic!item=command string");

VB Script:      DDEEXECUTE "Server|topic!item=command string"                                                 


Arguments:    DDE Servername, DDE topic name, command string

Returns:        none


Sends a command string from to the DDE-aware application..  You must know the DDESERVER name, the Topic Name and the Item name used in the DDE Server application.  The DDE server application must be running.  The command string is very dependent on the DDE application you are communicating .

WebAccess DDE Script and keymacro commands (which act as DDE Clients) must have access to the DDE Server they are reading or writing; the 3rd Party DDE Server application must be running on the SCADA Node PC or have a Network DDE connection (NetDDE) to the SCADA node.  

Note   The DDE Server and DDE client is disabled without the Hardkey.  You cannot test or train or simulate with DDE.