channel = ddeinit(service,topic)
ddeinitrequires two arguments: a service or application name and a topic for that service. The function returns a channel handle, which is used with other MATLAB DDE functions.
% Initiate a conversation with Microsoft Excel% for the spreadsheet 'forecast.xls' channel = ddeinit('excel','forecast.xls');
(c) Copyright 1994 by The MathWorks, Inc.