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  • LinkObject[" name ", n ] is an object that represents an active MathLink connection for functions such as LinkRead and LinkWrite.
  • LinkConnect, LinkCreate, LinkLaunch and Install all return LinkObject objects.
  • The integer n is a serial number used to distinguish links with the same name.
  • name is typically the name of an external program, or an internet TCP specification of the form port @ host.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.12.2Section 2.12.9.
  • See also: Links, LinkReadyQ, InputStream.

    Further Examples

    See the Further Examples for LinkLaunch.