[python-win32] Re: How to create a com_record?
rwupole at msn.com
Sat Mar 15 00:06:42 CET 2008
Kevin Patterson wrote:
> I found the comtypes equivalent if that helps any. The generated comtypes
> file looks like this:
> COMMETHOD([dispid(1610743812), helpstring(u'GetInterface() method')],
> HRESULT, 'GetInterface',
> ( ['in'], POINTER(GUID), 'riid' ),
> ( ['retval', 'out'], POINTER(POINTER(IUnknown)),
> 'ppUnknown' )),
> With the above, I'm able to use the comtypes.GUID.GUID structure to pass
> the information over through the COM. Unfortunately I still can't find the
> win32com equivalent of > > passing my structure through the COM.
> The win32com generated py file is saying that it expects a VT_RECORD, but
> from above, maybe it should really be expecting a POINTER ? or VT_POINTER
> ? I tried to > > > modify the win32com generated file to take a VT_PTR but
> that didn't seem to help. I really don't want to redo my infastructure in
> comtypes, so if anyone knows the win32com > > equivalent, that would be
> In the meantime, I'll keep digging, and will post if I find more.
One thing to try is using the method without type info at all.
win32com.client.dynamic.DumbDispatch will create a late-
bound COM object.
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