new COM — Creates a new instance of a COM object.
resource new COM(component[, remote_server]);
string component: Component
(optional): Optional remote server for DCOM
Instance of COM object
This is technically not a function but a constructor to a
reserved class called COM for accessing COM objects in
PHP 4.0. This is functionally similar to com_load() in PHP 3.0. From
here you can easily call functions and read properties
from the new COM object. For setting properties in the
COM object, use com_set() and com_get() . The code in the following
example would be written as 'set com =
Server.CreateObject("ObjectName.ClassName")' in ASP.
Existing since version 4.0
Example 114. Create and read
from a new COM object
$com = new COM("ObjectName.ClassName");
$ret = $com->DoFunction();
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