using windows defaults for executing/examining files

Richie Hindle richie at
Thu Aug 26 10:29:27 CEST 2004

> Using wxPython, is there any way to get the icon associated with a file?  I
> want to be able to display the icon, then when it's double clicked, it
> executes the file (using os.startfile )

Yes, wxMimeTypesManager.  In the wxPython demo:

  wxPython Overview / More Windows/Controls / MimeTypesManager.

Richie Hindle
richie at

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