use win32 COM in python

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Mon Aug 30 17:29:19 CEST 2004


(Sorry for mis-post... trying again.)

Dave Brueck wrote:

> Have a look at ctypes and/or win32com - they allow you to use COM (in 
                                ^^^^^^^^
Just to note: win32com is part of the "pywin32" package, formerly
called win32all.

> varying degrees) from Python, so what you're trying to do is probably 
> possible.

Definitely.. both should work.  There are also many examples out there
of using such things for talking via COM, e.g. to automate Internet
Explorer.

-Peter



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