Accessing Microsoft Word from Python

John J. Lee jjl at
Fri Jan 23 13:40:05 CET 2004

Josiah Carlson <jcarlson at> writes:

> Mickel Grönroos wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I'm fiddling with Python for Windows (normally using Linux) and as a
> > part
> > of that I want to try to make a simple word frequency list generator to be
> > used in conjunction with Microsoft Word. Does anybody have any good
> Sounds like something that could be done with VB.  VB will let you
> script anything in Word or Office, but then it requires you to learn
> the horror that is VB.  Perhaps a limited interface is available
> through COM, but I wouldn't bet the farm on it.

I think the entire thing is exported through COM, and VB uses that.


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