Calling remote routine via macro

antares63

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Hi,
lets suppose to have a connection (client server) to a remote system. Is it possible to call a remote routine via macro in Excel?
If yes, may you give me an example?

Thanks in advance for your kind cooperation.

Giovanni
 

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Tazguy37

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You can execute another program from Excel VBA via the Shell function. Here's an example from the VBA help file:
Code:
RetVal = Shell("C:\WINDOWS\CALC.EXE", 1)    ' Run Calculator.
and, one that I run in a macro:
Code:
RetVal = Shell("C:\Documents and Settings\Reports\Test Report Generator 1.exe", 3)

Hope that helps!
 
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