DDEGETLINK

Purpose:

Retrieves a DDE link name from the Clipboard.

Syntax:

DDEGETLINK

Returns:

A string in the form app|topic!item representing the DDE link.

Example:

Select W1, and from the Edit pull-down menu select Copy from Window.

 

ddegetlink

 

returns the string DADiSP|Commands!W1, the link name of W1.

Remarks:

DDEGETLINK and DDELINK can be used to manually establish a DDE link that was copied to the Clipboard. The Paste Link menu item essentially performs the following:

 

ddelink(ddegetlink)

See Also:

DDELINK