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Windows Routines by Jason R. Coombs

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Status and License aims to provide a pure-python interface to Windows APIs using ctypes. This package is not designed to be exhaustive, but rather to supply interfaces as they are needed by the contributors. is written by Jason R. Coombs. It is licensed under an MIT-style permissive license.

You can install it with easy_install, or from the subversion repository with easy_install


If doesn’t supply the interface you require for your application, consider creating the interface and providing a patch to the author.



  • Added -U option to enver


  • Added this documentation

  • Updated the project website to use PYPI directly.

  • Improved deployment support (fixes issues with easy_install)

  • Fixed issue with PATH and PATHEXT handling in enver.


  • Added support for persistent environment variable setting (inspired by


  • Initial release

  • Includes xmouse script for enabling/disabling focus-follows-mouse

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