Writing Win32 shell extensions in python?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Nov 8 13:26:44 CET 2005
"Thomas W" <thomas.weholt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, is it possible to write Win32 shell extension in python? I want
> to create a virtual folder ( like gmailfs ) to serve files from a
> http-server ( and no, I cannot use webdav ) so that users can access
> them like normal files in Windows Explorer.
> Any hints or info about this would be highly appreciated.
typing your subject into a google search box brings up plenty of hits,
From: Roger Upole
Date: Tue Mar 15 12:39:43 CET 2005
There's an example shell extension in the Pywin32 demos
that creates a pseudo-folder whose contents are determined by
python code. Take a look at
However, I don't think it qualifies as 'simple' ;)
(alright, that one was two clicks away from the search result, not one, but
that's close enough)
here's a direct pointer to an on-line copy of that script, btw:
(that copy may be outdated; you may want to get the latest version from the
pywin package before you start hacking on this)
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