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Programming Interfaces
External Program Interfaces : Introduction to External Program Interfaces : COM objects: Automation objects and ActiveX controls : Support for Automation object events
Support for Automation object events
Automation objects can generate events in response to an action performed on the object, such as the creation of a Word document or the printing of an Excel Workbook. ABL supports event notification for ActiveX Automation objects using a built-in method on the COM object, ENABLE-EVENTS. Once events are enabled, ABL searches for a running or persistent procedure matching the event name. For more information on handling events for Automation objects, see ActiveX Automation Support.