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Tip of the Day
Language: VB5,VB6
Expertise: Intermediate
Jan 11, 2001

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Make a phone call using TAPI

If TAPI libraries are installed on your machine, you can easily dial a number from a VB application using a single API call. Here's a function that encapsulates the call and that returns True if the dialing was successful:

Private Declare Function tapiRequestMakeCall Lib "TAPI32.DLL" (ByVal Dest As _
    String, ByVal AppName As String, ByVal CalledParty As String, _
    ByVal Comment As String) As Long

' make a phone call using TAPI
' return True if successfull

Function PhoneCall(ByVal PhoneNumber As String, ByVal DestName As String, _
    Optional ByVal Comment As String) As Boolean
    If tapiRequestMakeCall(Trim$(PhoneNumber), App.Title, Trim$(DestName), _
        Comment) = 0 Then
        PhoneCall = True
    End If
End Function
This code works on Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 4 SP3 or later, and Windows 2000, and requires TAPI 1.3 libraries or a later version.
Francesco Balena
 
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