> No. How would that allow me to launch a custom VB application withIt wouldn't. You might be able to take care of the one situation that you
> the ability to talk to the current Vantage session?
listed. You can run Progress code behind the product configurator to check to
see if parts exist, etc. and the PC has a part creation capability, available
in Quote, Job, and Sales Order, etc.
However, if you want a general purpose way to use a VB.Net application to talk
to a Vantage Session then use the Vantage Business Objects. There are some
examples on the list
(http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/vantage/message/59690) that show how to
connect to a session. Once you have a session, you can use the Part Object or
any other to manipulate data in Vantage/Vista. Unfortunately, the Business
Objects are not well-documented, so you'll have to feel your way around using
the logging feature of the client and the Object Browser in Visual Studio.