_Global.DDEPoke Method

Uses an open dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to send data to an application.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word (in Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.dll)


Sub DDEPoke ( _
    Channel As Integer, _
    Item As String, _
    Data As String _
Dim instance As _Global
Dim Channel As Integer
Dim Item As String
Dim Data As String

instance.DDEPoke(Channel, Item, Data)
void DDEPoke(
    int Channel,
    string Item,
    string Data


  • Item
    Type: System.String
    Required String. The item within a DDE topic to which the specified data is to be sent.
  • Data
    Type: System.String
    Required String. The data to be sent to the receiving application (the DDE server).


Dynamic data exchange (DDE) is an older technology that is not secure. If possible, use a more secure alternative to DDE.

If the DDEPoke method isn't successful, an error occurs.

See Also


_Global Interface

_Global Members

Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word Namespace