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Tech Note: Accessing COM Objects within 4D
PRODUCT: 4D | VERSION: 2004 | PLATFORM: Mac & Win
Published On: November 5, 2004
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In 4D 2004, the new command LAUNCH EXTERNAL PROCESS makes it possible to access COM Objects within 4D. In this technote, it will be discussed how to access COM objects using this command. It will also be covered the usage and implementation of the CreateObject macro. This macro is part of the 4D Macro Pack that allows you to generate a script within 4D that will access a COM object. This macro has an object browser that allows you to browse a COM Object and its properties. By showing the implementation of this macro, you will see how a COM Object can be used to develop an application within 4D.

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