[Libreoffice] pyuno problems
kendy at suse.cz
Fri Apr 1 14:14:07 PDT 2011
On 2011-04-01 at 13:42 +0200, Dag Wieers wrote:
> I am the author of a tool called unoconv. It's a tool that uses the pyuno
> bindings to allow non-interactive conversions using OpenOffice
> import/export filters.
> I plan to support and track LibreOffice development in the future, but I
> currently am having difficulties using the provided python binary and the
> provided pyuno.so.
Thank you very much for adding LibreOffice support! Just one note -
LibreOffice can convert between various formats itself from the command
line, see the LibreOffice's -help:
Force an input filter type if possible
Eg. -infilter="Calc Office Open XML"
-convert-to output_file_extension[:output_filter_name] [-outdir
Batch convert files.
If -outdir is not specified then current working dir is used as
Eg. -convert-to pdf *.doc
-convert-to pdf:writer_pdf_Export -outdir /home/user *.doc
Is there anything missing that unoconv can support? Would you be
interested in extending this mechanism, so that it has the unoconv
features? [Eg. we cannot expand wildcards on Windows, if I am not
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