winreg

Scott Hathaway slhath at home.com
Tue Dec 12 03:56:48 CET 2000


Thanks!

Scott

"Alex Martelli" <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> "Scott Hathaway" <slhath at home.com.nospam> wrote in message
> news:sh9Z5.6204$bw.481106 at news.flash.net...
> > Hello Everyone,
> >
> > I was looking at the online documentation on the winreg module that
allows
> > editing of the windows registry.  I am too new to python to understand
how
> > to code it.  Can someone get me started in the right direction?
> >
> > I need to add a key and then add 5 values to that key.
>
> With Python 2, for example:
>
> import _winreg as w
>
> parentKey = w.OpenKey(w.HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT,r'file\shell',0,w.KEY_WRITE)
> newKey = w.CreateKey(parentKey,'SubkeyName')
> w.SetValueEx(newKey,'AValueName1',0,w.REG_SZ,'Something here')
> w.SetValueEx(newKey,'AValueName2',0,w.REG_SZ,'Something else')
>
> will create a key 'file\shell\SubkeyName' (assuming 'file' and
'file\shell'
> already exist!) under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, with no default (unnamed)
> value, and two named values under it.
>
>
> Alex
>
>
>





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