Dynamic Data Exchange


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Dynamic Data Exchange

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(DDE, originally Dynamic Data Linking, DDL) A Microsoft Windows 3 hotlink protocol that allows application programs to communicate using a client-server model. Whenever the server (or "publisher") modifies part of a document which is being shared via DDE, one or more clients ("subscribers") are informed and include the modification in the copy of the data on which they are working.
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That may be in a PCMCIA card that plugs in to a computer expansion slot or a dynamic data exchange box that interfaces with the computer through a serial port or printer port.
CAPS states that the featured Dynamic Data Exchange allows communication with other Microsoft Windows software applications, including spreadsheets and graphics.
A more powerful method of transferring data between Windows applications is through Dynamic Data Exchange.
Although far from perfected, dynamic data exchange is becoming increasingly common.
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A new Windows version is scheduled for release this year; it will incorporate Windows dynamic data exchange (DDE) linking capabilities, allowing Windows word processing and spreadsheet programs to talk to each other.
40 for Windows also supports multiuser access and Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE), the Windows inter-program communication standard.
However, Nematollahi said, "One advantage of creating engineering applications from scratch is that developers can take advantage of additional operating-system capabilities, such as dynamic data exchange (DDE) subroutines, which dramatically increase program operating speed.
Dynamic data exchange lets you move data to Microsoft's Excel without ever leaving the main imaging program.
It's expected to provide a foundation for static and dynamic data exchange as well as for distributed databases and knowledge-based systems.

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