[Libreoffice] Embedding LibreOffice in SWT on Linux

Cedric Bosdonnat cedric.bosdonnat.ooo at free.fr
Tue Mar 29 00:41:29 PDT 2011


First, I apologies for answering that late... but my SWT experience in
OpenOffice.org (and thus LibreOffice) is quite old.

On Wed, 2011-03-23 at 05:43 -0700, bt10000 wrote:
> I am using the officebean approach to embed LibreOffice in an SWT
> application on Linux.
> I am facing a problem where the embedded window cannot get focus and so you
> cannot type into it.

Did you test on several platforms / Window managers? I remember having a
grey window with GTK several years ago.

> If you select window -> new window and type in the new window, the text
> appears in the new window and the embedded window (not a very nice work
> around).
> The same issue exists in ooo:
> http://openoffice.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=97007
> Any pointers on how to debug  or help fix this would be greatly appreciated.

That sounds like some VCL issue... I'm not an expert in that area, maybe
thorsten or caolan have a more precise idea of the problem.

Cédric Bosdonnat
LibreOffice hacker
OOo Eclipse Integration developer

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