[Tutor] setting object to None doesn't kill Word

Mallett, Roger rmallett@rational.com
Sat, 6 Jan 2001 08:29:58 -0800

Per D-Man's recommendation, in an attempt to get information about win32 and
Python, I combed the tutor archives for all messages that concerned COM and
come up with only a couple, none of which gave any hint to the problem I'm
looking at.

Question:  Where is the best place to ask questions about Python for win32?
Does Mark Hammond answer such question directly, or should I post to another
Python list?...

Roger Mallett

-----Original Message-----
From: D-Man [mailto:dsh8290@rit.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2001 5:17 PM
To: tutor@python.org
Subject: Re: [Tutor] setting object to None doesn't kill Word

I recall someone on the list mentioning having some problems with COM
and python.  Check the archives.  I think that the COM objects had
some sort of close function that should be used before removing the


On Wed, Jan 03, 2001 at 05:02:48PM -0800, Mallett, Roger wrote:
> System: Windows 2000, Office 2000
> I am on page 67-68 of Mark Hammond's book "Python Programming on Win32"
> I can't seem to kill Word by setting the object to None.

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