CONVINFO structure

Contains information about a Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) conversation.

Syntax

typedef struct tagCONVINFO {
  DWORD       cb;
  DWORD_PTR   hUser;
  HCONV       hConvPartner;
  HSZ         hszSvcPartner;
  HSZ         hszServiceReq;
  HSZ         hszTopic;
  HSZ         hszItem;
  UINT        wFmt;
  UINT        wType;
  UINT        wStatus;
  UINT        wConvst;
  UINT        wLastError;
  HCONVLIST   hConvList;
  CONVCONTEXT ConvCtxt;
  HWND        hwndPartner;
  HWND        hwnd;
} CONVINFO, *PCONVINFO;

Members

cb

Type: DWORD

The structure's size, in bytes.

hUser

Type: DWORD_PTR

Application-defined data.

hConvPartner

Type: HCONV

A handle to the partner application in the DDE conversation. This member is zero if the partner has not registered itself (using the DdeInitialize function) to make DDEML function calls. An application should not pass this member to any DDEML function except DdeQueryConvInfo.

hszSvcPartner

Type: HSZ

A handle to the service name of the partner application.

hszServiceReq

Type: HSZ

A handle to the service name of the server application that was requested for connection.

hszTopic

Type: HSZ

A handle to the name of the requested topic.

hszItem

Type: HSZ

A handle to the name of the requested item. This member is transaction specific.

wFmt

Type: UINT

The format of the data being exchanged. This member is transaction specific.

wType

Type: UINT

The type of the current transaction. This member is transaction specific; it can be one of the following values.

Value Meaning
XTYP_ADVDATA
0x4010
Informs a client that advise data from a server has arrived.
XTYP_ADVREQ
0x2022
Requests a server to send updated data to the client during an advise loop. This transaction results when the server calls DdePostAdvise.
XTYP_ADVSTART
0x1030
Requests a server to begin an advise loop with a client.
XTYP_ADVSTOP
0x8040
Notifies a server that an advise loop is stopping.
XTYP_CONNECT
0x1062
Requests a server to establish a conversation with a client.
XTYP_CONNECT_CONFIRM
0x8072
Notifies a server that a conversation with a client has been established.
XTYP_DISCONNECT
0x80C2
Notifies a server that a conversation has terminated.
XTYP_EXECUTE
0x4050
Requests a server to execute a command sent by a client.
XTYP_MONITOR
0x80F2
Notifies an application registered as APPCMD_MONITOR that DDE data is being transmitted.
XTYP_POKE
0x4090
Requests a server to accept unsolicited data from a client.
XTYP_REGISTER
0x80A2
Notifies other DDEML applications that a server has registered a service name.
XTYP_REQUEST
0x20B0
Requests a server to send data to a client.
XTYP_UNREGISTER
0x80D2
Notifies other DDEML applications that a server has unregistered a service name.
XTYP_WILDCONNECT
0x20E2
Requests a server to establish multiple conversations with the same client.
XTYP_XACT_COMPLETE
0x8080
Notifies a client that an asynchronous data transaction has been completed.

wStatus

Type: UINT

The status of the current conversation. This member can be one or more of the following values.

Value Meaning
ST_ADVISE
0x0002
One or more links are in progress.
ST_BLOCKED
0x0008
The conversation is blocked.
ST_BLOCKNEXT
0x0080
The conversation will block after calling the next callback.
ST_CLIENT
0x0010
The con0x0010versation handle passed to the DdeQueryConvInfo function is a client-side handle. If the handle is zero, the conversation handle passed to the DdeQueryConvInfo function is a server-side handle.
ST_CONNECTED
0x0001
The conversation is connected.
ST_INLIST
0x0040
The conversation is a member of a conversation list.
ST_ISLOCAL
0x0004
Both sides of the conversation are using the DDEML.
ST_ISSELF
0x0100
Both sides of the conversation are using the same instance of the DDEML.
ST_TERMINATED
0x0020
The conversation has been terminated by the partner.

wConvst

Type: UINT

The conversation state. This member can be one of the following values.

Value Meaning
XST_ADVACKRCVD
13
The advise transaction has just been completed.
XST_ADVDATAACKRCVD
16
The advise data transaction has just been completed.
XST_ADVDATASENT
15
Advise data has been sent and is awaiting an acknowledgement.
XST_ADVSENT
11
An advise transaction is awaiting an acknowledgement.
XST_CONNECTED
2
The conversation has no active transactions.
XST_DATARCVD
6
The requested data has just been received.
XST_EXECACKRCVD
10
An execute transaction has just been completed.
XST_EXECSENT
9
An execute transaction is awaiting an acknowledgement.
XST_INCOMPLETE
1
The last transaction failed.
XST_INIT1
3
Mid-initiate state 1.
XST_INIT2
4
Mid-initiate state 2.
XST_NULL
0
Pre-initiate state.
XST_POKEACKRCVD
8
A poke transaction has just been completed.
XST_POKESENT
7
A poke transaction is awaiting an acknowledgement.
XST_REQSENT
5
A request transaction is awaiting an acknowledgement.
XST_UNADVACKRCVD
14
An unadvise transaction has just been completed.
XST_UNADVSENT
12
An unadvise transaction is awaiting an acknowledgement.

wLastError

Type: UINT

The error value associated with the last transaction.

hConvList

Type: HCONVLIST

A handle to the conversation list if the handle to the current conversation is in a conversation list. This member is NULL if the conversation is not in a conversation list.

ConvCtxt

Type: CONVCONTEXT

The conversation context.

hwndPartner

Type: HWND

A handle to the window of the partner application involved in the current conversation.

hwnd

Type: HWND

A handle to the window of the calling application involved in the conversation.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Header ddeml.h (include Windows.h)

See also

CONVCONTEXT

Conceptual

DdeInitialize

DdePostAdvise

DdeQueryConvInfo

Dynamic Data Exchange Management Library

Reference