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Re: Mathematica + OLE?


> In the Mathematica 3.0 book it says that  Mathematica supports "OLE for
> Windows". Does this mean that Mathematica can be called just like any
> other object from within an external program (such as an active server
> page).  If so, do you have to call the mathematica *.exe or does it
> come with a *.dll for use in Windows applications?
> 
> Thanks,
> Michael Harrison

No, it means that Mathematica can serve as an OLE client (container),
although it doesn't currently support all the bells and whistles (for
example, in-place activation).

Mathematica does not presently support OLE Automation, nor can it serve
OLE objects.

Sincerely,

John Fultz
jfultz at wolfram.com
Front End Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.


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