How to use DDE to update my journal with latest stock prices?

Discussion in 'Trading Software' started by cunparis, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. I have an excel file with my portfolio and I'd like it to automatically update with the latest stock prices (as it is now I copy/paste them every few days at EOD). I know this is possible with DDE & IB but I can't find any documentation on it.

    Can someone post an example?
  2. Tums


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    click the tab "Application Program Interface".

    Topic: TWS API for Beginners
    Duration: 30 mins
    Description: TWS API for Beginners explores the most user-friendly of the API-supported platforms that allow you to write custom applications that link to Trader Workstation data. This webinar will introduce the TWS user to the abilities of the TWS “Application Programming Interface,” and will focus on the Microsoft Excel® DDE technology interface. It is designed for non-programmers who have some trading knowledge and are comfortable with Microsoft Excel®.