About Pywin32's invoke

Roger Upole rupole at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 27 20:43:35 CEST 2007


"kernel1983" <kernel1983 at gmail.com> wrote in message news:1193278445.657569.149940 at y27g2000pre.googlegroups.com...
> By reading the doc of pywin32
>
> we can invoke COM like:
>
>    o = win32com.client.Dispatch("Excel.Application")
>
>
> but is it possible to invoke some GUID directly?
>

Yes, you can do something like
win32com.client.Dispatch('{00024500-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}')

>
> If COM was going to be invoked by python, must it support IDispatch?

Not neccessarily.  Pythoncom has compiled-in support for many interfaces
that don't inherit from IDispatch, but it requires that someone write code
to wrap the interface.

       Roger





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