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FilledSmallSquareLinkObject["name", n] is an object that represents an active MathLink connection for functions such as LinkRead and LinkWrite.

FilledSmallSquareLinkConnect, LinkCreate, LinkLaunch and Install all return LinkObject objects.

FilledSmallSquare The integer n is a serial number used to distinguish links with the same name.

FilledSmallSquarename is typically the name of an external program, or an internet TCP specification of the form port@host.

FilledSmallSquare See The Mathematica Book: Section 2.12.2 and Section 2.12.9.

FilledSmallSquare See also: Links, LinkReadyQ, InputStream.

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