|Excel Developer Reference|
expression A variable that represents an Application object.
|App||Required||String||The application name.|
|Topic||Required||String||Describes something in the application to which you're opening a channel — usually a document of that application.|
If successful, the DDEInitiate method returns the number of the open channel. All subsequent DDE functions use this number to specify the channel.
This example opens a channel to Word, opens the Word document Formletr.doc, and then sends the FilePrint command to WordBasic.
|Visual Basic for Applications|