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Printing Webpages from Internet Explorer with Python PDF Print E-mail

This script calls the webpage www.heise.de in Internet Explorer and prints it to the standard printer.

Attention: use the makepy.py utility (C:\\Python23\\Lib\\site-packages\\win32com\\client\\) on the "Microsoft Internet Controls (1.1)" object library to get early binding !!! Otherwise you cannot print !

# print a webpage in Internet Explorer (COM Example)
# Attention: use the makepy utility for the "Microsoft Internet Controls (1.1)"
# object library to get early binding !!!
 
from win32com.client import Dispatch
from time import sleep
 
ie = Dispatch("InternetExplorer.Application")
ie.Visible = 1
ie.Navigate("http://www.heise.de")
if ie.Busy:
   sleep(2)
# print the current IE document without prompting the user for the printerdialog
ie.ExecWB(win32com.client.constants.OLECMDID_PRINT, 
  win32com.client.constants.OLECMDEXECOPT_DONTPROMPTUSER)
Last Updated ( Thursday, 02 February 2006 )
 
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