[python-win32] Re: Help needed : FindWindowEx
rwupole at msn.com
Thu May 3 06:25:37 CEST 2007
> Amit Arora wrote:
> I am a Amateur in python and an doing some work on Python and Win32 APIs.
> One of my task includes finding the active window , during any
> installation proces and proceed ......
> Take an instance : I connect a USB device say a USB printer to the USB
> port , as soon as it connects we get a pop-up saying "New Hardware Found"
> I need to detect that popup , and then proceed with the other
> installation steps if that popup occurs :
> Trying to check its appearance with the following command :
> Import os , win32gui, win32ui
> hWnd = win32ui.FindWindowEx(win32gui.GetDesktopWindow(), None,
> Getting the following message :
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<interactive input>", line 1, in <module>
> win32ui: No window can be found.
A couple things to check:
Are you sure the window class name is correct ?
Is the desktop window actually its parent ?
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