Mac equivalent to COM in Windows?

John J. Lee jjl at
Wed Aug 27 20:51:47 CEST 2003

Michael Hudson <mwh at> writes:

> jjl at (John J. Lee) writes:
> > Bob Gailer <bgailer at> writes:
> > 
> > > Is there a way for a Python program to interact with MS Excel on the
> > > Macintosh? My goal is to extract contents of cells.
> > 
> > I'd be interested in the answer to that, too.  Surely COM must be in
> > there somewhere?  This is the wrong newsgroup to find out, though.
> The Mac-ish anser is apple events.  I don't know whether Excel's Apple
> Event support is useful on the Mac, though.

Interesting.  I was wondering about COM itself, though.


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