For this topic's original documentation, see DDE-Dynamic Data Exchange.
In BBj 2.02 and higher, the DDE driver is implemented as a BBj FileSystem Plug-in. The OPEN syntax is different from VPRO/5 and an alias line is required. However, the read and write statements work the same in BBj as in VPRO/5. To use the DDE plugin in BBj, add the following alias line to the config.bbx file:
ALIAS Jname com.basis.plugin.DDEOpenPlugin
Note that the alias name must begin with a J.
To open a local DDE connection, use:
To open a network DDE connection, use: