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makepy must be run after restart of pythonwin

bk
hi,

thank you for the hint, but i solved the problem myself.
i didnt knew that that the following two lines in py-script must be added:

from win32com.client import gencache
gencache.Ensure Module('{00062F FF-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}', 0,8,0)

now it works fine. my skills in python in python are not really advanced, so
the python-mailinglists are good help for me.

so long
ben

hi,

i'm using pythonwin 2.2.3
my programm reads and write the outlook-adress book using COM. for this i
have to use the makepy utility. after i have run the utiltity everything is
fine and i can run my py-file without any errors.
but if i close the pythonwin and restart and then try to run my py-script i
get the following error:

File "C:\Program Files\Python22\ contacts_ausgab e.py", line 45, in
DumpDefaultAdd ressBook
folder =
mapi.GetDefaul tFolder(win32co m.client.consta nts.olFolderCon tacts)
File "C:\PROGRA~1\Py thon22\lib\site-packages\win32c om\client\__ini t__.py",line 168, in __getattr__
raise AttributeError, a
AttributeError : olFolderContact s


I suggest you examine the attributes of win32com.client .constants. Perhaps
there is a case sensitivity issue. makepy can cause attributes that were
previously case insensitive to become case sensitive.

I also recall somewhere a discussion about win32com.client .constants not
being populated immediately. Consider waiting a moment after dispaching.

Bob Gailer
bg*****@alum.rp i.edu
303 442 2625
Jul 18 '05 #1
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