Windows XP Balloon Tips?

Thomas Heller theller at
Tue Oct 12 10:24:40 CEST 2004

Harald Massa <cpl.19.ghum at> writes:

> Dave Benjamin,
>> Just out of curiosity, is there a way to do this also from PythonWin
>> (without having ctypes installed)?
> the game is called "AnimateWindow".
> I posted a ctypes-programm to pywin32 mailinglist two weeks ago. It just 
> was not robust enough to go into the wiki.

You forgot to keep a reference to the callback function - a very common
error.  I hope to make this much easier in the next ctypes version,
where ctypes does this itself automatically.

> With build 203 Python win32 extension by Mark Hammond also wrap the 
> AnimateWindow function (on XP), but they came out yesterday so I just read 
> the change notes that they do; did not find a demo. So... please download 
> pywin32 and try :)))


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