(PHP 3>= 3.0.3)

com_load --  Creates a new reference to a COM component


string com_load ( string module name [, string server name [, int codepage]])

com_load() creates a new COM component and returns a reference to it. Returns FALSE on failure. Possible values for codepage are CP_ACP, CP_MACCP, CP_OEMCP, CP_SYMBOL, CP_THREAD_ACP, CP_UTF7 and CP_UTF8.