|MATLAB Function Reference|
Send data to application
ddepoke sends data to an application via an established DDE conversation.
ddepoke formats the data matrix as follows before sending it to the server application:
If you omit optional arguments that are not at the end of the argument list, you must substitute the empty matrix for the missing argument(s).
ddepoke returns 1 in variable,
rc. Otherwise it returns 0.
||Conversation channel from
||String specifying the DDE item for the data sent. Item is the server data entity that is to contain the data sent in the
||Matrix containing the data to send.
||Scalar specifying the format of the data requested. The value indicates the Windows clipboard format to use for the data transfer. The only format currently supported is
||Scalar specifying the time-out limit for this operation.
Assume that a conversation channel with Excel has previously been established with
ddeinit. To send a 5-by-5 identity matrix to Excel, placing the data in Row 1, Column 1 through Row 5, Column 5: