Python app links in windows

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py at
Mon Nov 13 23:19:59 CET 2006

At Monday 13/11/2006 18:47, Bryce Bolton wrote:

>My question is:  How do the contents of the link file get passed to the
>python application assocated with .PAL files?  Are the file contents passed
>as an ARGV array?  There must be more to this because when I open a file
>like some_doc.XLS, the entire contents of that file get passed to Excel, but
>I don't know how.

When you register your application to handle .PAL files, you specify 
the command line to be used; usually it is "executable" "%1"
So, your application receives the file name (not its contents!) as an 
argument; see sys.argv[]

Gabriel Genellina
Softlab SRL 

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