[python-win32] Internet Explorer constants
mdriscoll at co.marshall.ia.us
Fri Sep 5 22:38:35 CEST 2008
> <div class="moz-text-flowed" style="font-family: -moz-fixed">En Fri,
> 05 Sep 2008 05:23:01 -0300, Tim Golden <mail at timgolden.me.uk> escribió:
>> Gabriel Genellina wrote:
>>> I want to control Internet Explorer. This is what I have so far:
>>> import win32com.client
>>> from win32com.client.gencache import EnsureDispatch
>>> url = "..."
>>> IE = EnsureDispatch("InternetExplorer.Application")
>>> IE.Visible = 1
>>> It works fine and shows the requested page. Now I want to use the
>>> "Save As" command. Looks like I should call the
>>> IWebBrowser2.ExecWB method, passing IDM_SAVEAS as the command and
>>> MSOCMDEXECOPT_DONTPROMPTUSER in the options. But I don't know how to
>>> obtain the value for such constants... I could dig into the C header
>>> files looking for them, but is there some other way?
>>> The ExecWB method is documented here
>> The usual way to get at constants after a Dispatch
>> is via the win32com.client.constants object. In this
>> case, the constant you want is OLECMDID_SAVEAS which...
>> import win32com.client
>> IE = "InternetExplorer.Application"
>> ie = win32com.client.gencache.EnsureDispatch (IE)
>> print win32com.client.constants.OLECMDID_SAVEAS </code>
> Ok, thanks! Looks like these are the names to use instead:
> Altough the ...DONTPROMPTUSER option doesn't work - the Save As dialog
> always appears. Some kind of permission or safety measure, I presume.
> My original intent was to save the file using the .mht format, but
> that format is not listed on the Save As dialog. I'll investigate
> using IMessage.CreateMHTMLBody but that's a different topic.
You could also look at PAMIE: http://pamie.sourceforge.net/ or
I don't think either uses the PyWin32 library, but I hear that they're
both pretty good.
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