Automating windows media player on win7

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Wed Jul 23 12:57:14 CEST 2014


On 2014-07-23 10:20, Deogratius Musiige wrote:
>
> Hi mate,
>
> The fix you provided works perfect. However, if I put it in a class 
> and import, make instance and execute in another file, the audio is 
> not played.
>
> What am I missing? This is what I do:
>
I'm assuming that you're not actually calling the files FileA.py and 
FileB.py.
>
> *FileA.py*
>
You need these imports:

from win32com.client import Dispatch
from time import sleep

> classWMPlayer():
>
> '''
>
>     @
>
>     '''
>
> #static var
>
> #first instance is a primary , following are secondary.
>
> #you can have one primary and as many secondary as you like
>
> def__init__(self):
>
> '''
>
>         init all attributes
>
>         '''
>
> #self.mp = Dispatch("WMPlayer.OCX")
>
> #pass
>
> defplay_song(self):
>
>         mp = Dispatch("WMPlayer.OCX")
>
>         tune = mp.newMedia(r"./SleepAway.mp3")
>
>         mp.currentPlaylist.appendItem(tune)
>
>         mp.controls.play()
>
>         sleep(1)
>
>         mp.controls.playItem(tune)
>
>         raw_input("Press Enter to stop playing")
>
> #sleep(5)
>
> mp.controls.stop()
>
> **
>
> *FileB.py*
>
You need this import:

import unittest

> **
>
> fromwmp.WMPlayer import*
>
> classsTest(unittest.TestCase):
>
> deftest_wmplayer(self):
>
>         self.wmp = WMPlayer()
>
> self.wmp.play_song()
>
You also need to run the test:

if __name__ == '__main__':
     unittest.main()




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