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Links
gives a list of all MathLink connections that are currently open.
Links[patt]
lists only links whose names match the specified string pattern.
List of all MathLink connections ending in that are currently open:
Use LinkCreate to create a MathLink connection:
The newly created link appears in the list of open connections:
Obtain the name of the link object used to invoke Mathematica:
Get the LinkObject:
List of all MathLink connections ending in that are currently open:
In[1]:=
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Out[1]=
 
Use LinkCreate to create a MathLink connection:
In[1]:=
Click for copyable input
Out[1]=
The newly created link appears in the list of open connections:
In[2]:=
Click for copyable input
Out[2]=
 
Obtain the name of the link object used to invoke Mathematica:
In[1]:=
Click for copyable input
Out[1]=
Get the LinkObject:
In[2]:=
Click for copyable input
Out[2]=
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