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Can DDE “talk” to an app on different computer?

Can DDE “talk” to an app on different computer?

Question:
I am building an front end application for Peachtree Accounting which only supports DDE. The Peachtree application will be the server. Will I be able to use DDE in this case?

Answer:
For applications that actually support DDE these days, DDE can only work onthe same computer. You might want to consider building an OLE serverapplication for the server. Computers connected to that server can talk tothe OLE server over the network. The OLE server can then talk to Peachtreedirectly through DDE or the API, if there is one.

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