Windows COM objects accessability
Justin C Calvarese
technocrat7 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 7 16:52:22 PDT 2006
> "jicman" <cabrera at wrc.xerox.com> wrote in message
> news:effj86$2u2v$1 at digitaldaemon.com...
>> So, the question is, has anyone being able to access Windows COM
>> objects? Any quick sample will do.
> There are two ways to go about this: 1) Early binding - download the
> Illustrator SDK, which should include the COM type library and C headers,
> which you'd then need to translate to D modules. 2) Late binding. Neither
> route is going to be as straightforward as JScript (which, incidentally,
> uses late binding behind the scenes).
> If you choose early binding, try running TlbImpD on the type library
> (http://www.paperocean.org/d/tlbimpd.zip). It attempts to generate a D
> module from the definitions in the library.
I was surprised that those zip's were still available there since the
corresponding web pages (such as http://www.paperocean.org/d/tlibd/) had
disappeared a while ago.
Also, doesn't the Juno project (http://dsource.org/projects/juno)
contain a newer version of tlbimpd anyway?
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