int = ShellExecute(hwnd, op
Opens or prints a file.
Parametershwnd : PyHANDLE
The handle of the parent window, or 0 for no parent. This window receives any message boxes an application produces (for example, for error reporting).op : string
The operation to perform. May be "open", "print", or None, which defaults to "open".file : string
The name of the file to open.params : string
The parameters to pass, if the file name contains an executable. Should be None for a document file.dir : string
The initial directory for the application.bShow : int
Specifies whether the application is shown when it is opened. If the lpszFile parameter specifies a document file, this parameter is zero.
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Return ValueThe instance handle of the application that was run. (This handle could also be the handle of a dynamic data exchange [DDE] server application.)
If there is an error, the method raises an exception.