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MSJ MAZE: Interprogram Communication Using Windows DDE

PSS ID Number: Q42145 Article last modified on 04-16-1991


Summary: The following is a summary of the program found in the “Microsoft Systems Journal” and in the Software/Data Library: Issue: November 1987, Vol. 2, No. 5, Pages 13-38 Title: “Interprogram Communications Using Windows’ Dynamic Data Exchange” Author: Kevin P. Welch Keyword: MAZE MAZE can be found in the Software/Data Library by searching on the keyword MAZE, the Q number of this article, or S10007. MAZE was archived using the PKware file-compression utility. The following text is taken from the “Microsoft Systems Journal”: Microsoft Excel supports Windows Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE), a public message protocol. DDE allows concurrently executing Windows applications to exchange information in real time. The article, and accompanying sample program MAZE illustrate this process.