[Libreoffice] [PATCH] [WIP] Bug 33293 - [EasyHack] Make starting count of worksheets configurable

Albert Thuswaldner albert.thuswaldner at gmail.com
Tue May 17 23:39:19 PDT 2011

Hi Kohei,
Thanks for your help.

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 21:19, Kohei Yoshida <kyoshida at novell.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-05-08 at 17:09 +0200, Albert Thuswaldner wrote:
>> Dear List,
>> As a first attempt to contribute some code to LO, I've started hacking
>> on his:
>> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=33293
>> I think I have come quite far with implementing the changes to the
>> configuration dialog (see the patch). Here there is still some things
>> to do, like figuring out why the contents of the tab page isn't
>> showing up. Any hints?
> So, when you say the contents of the tag page isn't showing up, do you
> mean the page entry is not in the tree on the left at all, or the entry
> is there but the page shows up empty?

The page entry was in the tree but the tab page itself showed up
empty. However, I have solved this part now! :)
There was an additional place in the code that needed to be modified.

>> Also why are many of the same resource id's defined both in
>> libs-core/svx/source/src/app.hrc and
>> libs-core/svx/inc/svx/dialogs.hrc?
> I have no clue about this.  Maybe it's a remnant of one of those code
> relocation efforts that took place awhile ago in the OOo code?
>> For the other part of problem i.e, how to actually set the number of
>> sheets for a new spreadsheet, I am completely lost. I haven't found
>> where in the code this should be done, (using opengrok.+ guessing).
>> Could someone please give me a hint on how to go about finding this?
>> How is a new spreadsheet generated? xml template? through using the
>> internal api?
> Check around the ScTable class.  That's the class that implements each
> sheet instance.  Especially pay close attention to its constructor, and
> assuming that it gets called three times during the startup of Calc, you
> can perhaps set a break point in there to see who instaniates it 3
> times, and trace back from there.

I've mostly focused on the configuration part as of yet, now I will
focus on this part.
Thanks for the hint.

> Great to see you working on this, BTW.
> Kohei
> --
> Kohei Yoshida, LibreOffice hacker, Calc
> <kyoshida at novell.com>


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