So far, this book has shown you how to work with VBA to perform actions within a VBA host application, such as Word or Access. But you might sometimes (perhaps often) need to communicate between applications as well. This chapter shows you the tools for contacting and manipulating one application from another: Automation, data objects, Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE), and
In this chapter you will learn to do the following:
Use Automation to transfer information
Shell function to run an application
Use data objects to store and retrieve information
Communicate via DDE
Most VBA host applications ...