Method AutomationObject():create() Foundation
Creates and connects to a COM/ActiveX object
:create( <cProgID> | <cCLSID> | <nInterface>, [<cServerName>], ; [<cLicense>] ) --> oAutomationObject | NIL
This method returns an object of the class AutomationObject that is connected to a COM/ActiveX object. If the method fails, the value NIL is returned. In this case, the corresponding error number and a descriptive error message can be retrieved by calling the functions ComLastError() and ComLastMessage().
The AutomationObject instance returned by the method :create() is connected to the COM/ActiveX component specified in the method's parameters. The AutomationObject instance serves as a proxy that allows the Xbase++ application to call methods or to access properties of the COM/ActiveX component.
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