Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl: the Markov chain saw
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Alas I tried this and several variations on the theme but to no avail.

OK, so here's the question reconfigured - I have two instances of two separate COM objects - tool and data. Tool instance has several attributes and a couple of methods. However one of the attributes is that it takes an instance of a data object for Tools->{data}. When I look at these things via Dumpvalue, I see that objects are typically represented in the data structure as a hash address and then you see a cascade of the data present under that hash address. So in the example above, I can see tools->{Results} has a Win32::OLE hash address and then you see the data under it.

How would I do something like this for my Data object - perhaps there is something FUBAR'd under creating this Win32::OLE hash address for this COM object and simply supplying this would solve the problem. I've tried passing $data instance as /$data and as a passed reference

$thingref = /$data; $tool->{Data} = $thingref;
I know in Jscript that I can simply pass set tool.Data = data How do I do this in Perl?

Win32::OLE is the best way to tackle this - yes? Or is there something else I should be looking at?

Thanks!

MadraghRua
yet another biologist hacking perl....


In reply to Re: Working with COM objects by MadraghRua
in thread Working with COM objects by MadraghRua

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others chanting in the Monastery: (11)
    As of 2018-11-15 16:28 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?
      My code is most likely broken because:
















      Results (188 votes). Check out past polls.

      Notices?
      • (Sep 10, 2018 at 22:53 UTC) Welcome new users!