docs for client-side COM show this basic way to instantiate COM objects:
obj = win32com.client.Dispatch("<ProgID>")
I'm trying to work with
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. That class, as the registry at
shows, doesn't have a corresponding
I see that there's an underlying
function that accepts a
to instantiate and an
to apparently query from it.
But this is inconvenient because I have to use unintelligible GUIDs instead of human-readable names.
The question is:
- Is there a stock way in
/underlying WinAPI to look up the aforementioned GUIDs by names? (do not suggest searching the registry by hand)
- Or maybe some other way to instantiate that object with names?
What I tried and failed:
. Also looked through the Net, MSDN and PyWin32 docs, of course.