Chapter 22. Controlling Other Applications Using Automation
What You’ll Learn in This Hour:<objective>
Creating a reference to an automation library</objective> <objective>
Creating an instance of an automation server</objective> <objective>
Manipulating the objects of an automation server</objective> <objective>
Automating Microsoft Word</objective> <objective>
Automating Microsoft Excel</objective> </feature>
In Hour 16, “Designing Objects Using Classes,” you learned how to use classes to create objects. In that hour, I mentioned that objects could be exposed to outside applications. Excel, for example, exposes most of its functionality as a set of objects. The process of using objects from another application is called ...