[Tutor] Creating windows shortcuts with win32com.shell
Thu, 4 Oct 2001 14:57:57 -0700 (PDT)
On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Reed, David wrote:
> I'm a looking for a module and method that will allow me to make
> Windows 2000 shortcut files or (lnk). Do you have documentation or
> reference as to how to do this?
You might want to ask your question on the comp.lang.python newsgroup too
--- this might be too specialized a question, and I'm not sure if many of
us here are familiar with Win2k-specific stuff.
There's a web site that has reference documentation for Windows stuff:
but it looks really dense... searching... ah!
It looks like you'll want the IShellLink interface. The win32all "Windows
Extensions" page mentions that you can make shortcuts with it:
"""IShellLink interface now supported in the "win32com.shell" extension,
which allows Python to create and/or resolve Windows "shortcut" files."""
Take a look at:
which talks about PyIShellLink objects: they appear to be what you're