pythonCOM with Flash

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Sat Jun 14 23:18:33 CEST 2003


Dave Brueck <dave at pythonapocrypha.com> writes:

> On Sat, 14 Jun 2003, John J. Lee wrote:
>
>> Dave Brueck <dave at pythonapocrypha.com> writes:
>>
>> > On Fri, 13 Jun 2003,  wrote:
>> >
>> > > So, if I understand correctly I cannot use Flash as a GUI without
>> > > another GUI to contain the flash object.
>> > >
>> > > am I right?
>> >
>> > That is probably the case, but that doesn't mean that the other GUI
>> > needs to be a full GUI framework (like wxPython, Tkinter, Qt) - you
>> > could use
>> [...]
>>
>> Would that even work?  I know Qt has suport for ActiveX controls (or
>> whatever you want to call them), but do wx & Tk?
>
> Can't speak for Tk (althought I'd be willing to bet that it does have
> support for ActiveX controls somehow - maybe Pmw?) but wx certainly does.
> In fact, the wxPython demo includes two examples. But still, for this case
> the most lightweight approach would be ctypes.
>

Henk Punt's venster library, which is based on ctypes, has an example
which embeds the webbrowser ActiveX control.

Thomas




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