7.13.1.1        Read a WebAccess DDE Server Tag from a DDE client

=bwddexe|topic!tagname

=bwddexe|topic!tagname.field

=bwddexe|topic!BLOCK:PARAMETER

=bwddexe|topic!BLOCK:PARAMETER.field

For example,

To read the value of the tag named speed: =bwddexe|topic!SPEED.NAME

To read the Description of a tag name speed: =bwddexe|topic!SPEED.DESC

To read the ALARM STATE of speed: =bwddexe|topic!SPEED.ALMST

.ALMST - Alarm State of the Tag

0 = NO ALARM

1 = UNACKNOWLEDGED ALARM

2= ACKNOWLEDGED ALARM

By choosing the appropriate Alarm Field, you can monitor the Alarm State and Alarm Limits of the Tag.