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Navigation:  Language Reference > App C - PROP: Runtime Properties > Complete Property List >====== PROP:DDETimeOut ====== Previous pageReturn to chapter overviewNext page

A property of the SYSTEM built-in variable that allows you to set and get the DDE timeout used for all DDE commands. This value is in hundredths of seconds and the default value is 500.

Example:

DDERetVal   STRING(20)

WinOne   WINDOW,AT(0,0,160,400)

       ENTRY(@s20),USE(DDERetVal)

      END

MyServer   LONG

CODE

OPEN(WinOne)

SYSTEM{PROP:DDETimeOut} = 12000         !Set time out to two minutes

MyServer = DDESERVER('MyApp','DataEntered')   !Open as server

ACCEPT

 CASE EVENT()

 OF EVENT:DDErequest              !Data requested once

  DDEWRITE(MyServer,DDE:manual,'DataEntered',DDERetVal)

                        !Provide data once

 END

END

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