[Libreoffice] Using LibreOffice Editor as a widget in a third-party application

Sankar P sankar.curiosity at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 09:57:47 PST 2011

On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 11:20 PM, Kevin Hunter <hunteke at earlham.edu> wrote:
> At 11:16am -0500 Tue, 08 Mar 2011, Sankar P wrote:
>> Is it possible to use LibreOffice editor as a widget for my
>> application ? I want a simple HTML editor which does basic
>> formatting, alignment, borders and text manipulation. Think of
>> something like a HTML mail composer. Is it possible to do ? Are there
>> any applications that do this already ?
> A "componentization" like that might be nice "some-day", but I don't believe
> LO currently has this ability.  (I'm not an expert on LO, so wait until I
> don't get corrected before running with this information.)
> Depending on which GUI toolset you're using, you may have such a beast for
> simple formatting already at your disposal.  For instance, I'm aware that QT
> does, and I believe GTK does as well, although it may be available via third
> party code.

Oh yes. We also have widgets from Webkit and GtkHtml. But I somehow
like LibreOffice editor more. In few lines of code we can get a
standalone editor easily http://goo.gl/NegDh (as you mentioned) :-)

Sankar P

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