Application.DDEPoke method (Excel)
Sends data to an application.
expression.DDEPoke (Channel, Item, Data)
expression A variable that represents an Application object.
|Channel||Required||Long||The channel number returned by the DDEInitiate method.|
|Item||Required||Variant||The item to which the data is to be sent.|
|Data||Required||Variant||The data to be sent to the application.|
An error occurs if the method call doesn't succeed.
This example opens a channel to Word, opens the Word document Sales.doc, and then inserts the contents of cell A1 (on Sheet1) at the beginning of the document.
channelNumber = Application.DDEInitiate( _ app:="WinWord", _ topic:="C:\WINWORD\SALES.DOC") Set rangeToPoke = Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A1") Application.DDEPoke channelNumber, "\StartOfDoc", rangeToPoke Application.DDETerminate channelNumber
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