[Tutor] PyWin32 - Library of functions to interact with windows?

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Thu Oct 15 01:56:42 CEST 2009

"Scott Nelson" <sirgnip at gmail.com> wrote

> myself and I recently found some C code on the web [2] that does this and 
> I
> translated that into to Python and pywin.  It can be done in about 4 
> lines
> of Python.

Yes, its much easier than I expected. I had never seen the
SetConsoleTextAttribute API call before nor the GetStdHandle
for accessing stdout. Thanks for the link.

> (While writing this email, I also discovered that you can control the 
> cursor
> position in a win32 console with pywin!  Fun!)

I'd still go for wconio for that kind of stuff - including
changing colors...


Alan G 

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