[IronPython] help with activex error
kpadmasola at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 15:47:05 CEST 2007
Thanks, that worked!
On Sep 20, 5:58 pm, David.Law... at franke.com wrote:
> This is all due to the wonderful issue created by COM components that can
> be single-threaded or multi-threaded 'apartment'. I do not really fully
> understand what this means (you can google about it and find lots of
> information) - but I have run into it before and know how to fix it. The
> winforms.py that comes with the examples allows you to program windows
> forms interactively by creating a second thread for you. You just need to
> put that thread into STA 'mode':
> Make a copy of winforms.py and at the top add: from System.Threading
> import ApartmentState. Then near the bottom, before the line: t.Start()
> add a line like this: t.ApartmentState = ApartmentState.STA
> Then your example will work! Enjoy!
> users-boun... at lists.ironpython.com wrote on 09/20/2007 06:14:00 AM:
> > Hi,
> > I'm trying to add the remote desktop activex control to a windows
> > form and am getting the following error. How can I fix this?
> > thanks for your help,
> > Krishna.
> > C:\IronPython-1.1>ipy -X:TabCompletion
> > IronPython 1.1 (1.1) on .NET 2.0.50727.312
> > Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
> > >>> import winforms
> > >>> import System
> > >>> import System.Windows.Forms as wf
> > >>> f = wf.Form()
> > >>> f.Show()
> > >>> import clr
> > >>> clr.AddReferenceToFile("AxMSTSCLib.dll ")
> > >>> import AxMSTSCLib as mstsc
> > >>> rdp = mstsc.AxMsRdpClient2()
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > SystemError: ActiveX control '9059f30f-4eb1-4bd2-9fdc-36f43a218f4a'
> > cannot be instantiated because the current thread is not in a
> > single-threaded apartment.
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