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    RTD
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    This function retrieves real-time data from a program that supports COM automation.

    Syntax

    RTD(progID, server, topic1, topic2, ...)

    Arguments

    This function has the following arguments:

    Argument Description
    progID Refers to the name of the ProgID of a registered COM automation add-in that has been installed on the local computer.
    server Refers to the name of the server where the add-in is. Leave the argument blank if this is run locally.
    topic1 The topic1 argument is required. Subsequent topics are optional. There can be 1 to 253 parameters that represent a unique piece of real-time data.

    Remarks

    The RTD COM automation add-in must be created and registered on a local computer.

    Data Types

    Accepts string data. Returns string data.

    Version Available

    This function is available in Spread for Windows Forms 11.0 or later.