Unicode-aware file shortcuts in Windows
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Sep 17 16:48:45 CEST 2005
John Bauman wrote:
> I see that another way is available here:
> I haven't tried, and I don't have the knowledge to convert the C++ to
> Python, but it works at a lower level and may get around the bugs. It does
> seem that the name of the file isn't Unicode in their method, either, so I'm
> not sure if it'll work.
There are two versions of the IShellLink interface: IShellLinkA and
IShellLinkW. You need to use the *W version to pass characters outside
the ANSI code page.
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