problem controlling MS Word from Python

Andrew Brown killspam at
Fri Oct 5 21:04:21 CEST 2001

"Travers Naran" <tnaran at> wrote in
<9pkhei0rbe at>: 

>Can you clarify what you mean by "crashes"?  Does python return a
>traceback, or does the python interpreter itself crashes?  I wouldn't be
>surprised if it was the later:  I've noticed Office apps connected by
>automation can crash the client.
No traceback. the interpreter crashes when Word throws up a dialogue box 
saying that it cannot translate a particular doc file to html.

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