Help with conversion VB script to Python : COM objects
rupole at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 27 10:42:15 CEST 2006
<mitsura at skynet.be> wrote in message news:1151326097.306855.11880 at y41g2000cwy.googlegroups.com...
> I need to re-write a VB script into Python (because I really don't like
> The VB script is used to create a Windows COM object.
> (I am more of Unix guy, so COM objects are a little bit alien for me).
> At a certain point in the VB script, I have the following line:
> objPolTypes = objPmad.Cvar(objPmad.GetPolicyTypeList)
> Does anybody what the equivalent in Python would be?
> I tried:
> objPolTypes = objPmad.Cvar(objPmad.GetPolicyTypeList() )
> but then I get the following error:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "C:\Python24\MyProgs\FodFin\test.py", line 11, in ?
> objPolTypes = objPmad.cvar(objPmad.GetPolicyTypeList() )
> File "<COMObject PMAD.OvPmdPolicyManager>", line 2, in cvar
> pywintypes.com_error: (-2147352571, 'Type mismatch.', None, 1)
> I also tried :
> objPolTypes = objPmad.GetPolicyTypeList()
> this works but I end of with a list of COM object and have no clue how
> to query/use them or what methods are defined for those type of
> Any help really appreciated.
> With kind regards,
If the application has a typelib, you can use makepy to generate a wrapper
module that will show you the objects' methods and properties.
Otherwise, you'll have to depend on the documentation for the app.
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