Help with conversion VB script to Python : COM objects

mitsura at skynet.be mitsura at skynet.be
Mon Jun 26 14:48:17 CEST 2006


Hi,

I need to re-write a VB script into Python (because I really don't like
VB).

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
objects.

Any help really appreciated.

With kind regards,

KRis




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