[Libreoffice] Instruction to develop extensions

Permanent Box t_boxmy at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 20 23:07:47 PDT 2011


To share, I have been looking at simplifying common documentation work. Similar with what SmART Beta extension is providing.
(URL http://tboxmy.blogspot.com )

From: Cor Nouws <oolst at nouenoff.nl>
To: Permanent Box <t_boxmy at yahoo.com>
Cc: "michael.meeks at suse.com" <michael.meeks at suse.com>; libreoffice-dev <libreoffice at lists.freedesktop.org>
Sent: Friday, October 21, 2011 1:54 PM
Subject: Re: [Libreoffice] Instruction to develop extensions

Hi Nicholas,

Permanent Box wrote (21-10-11 07:36)
> The link provided is a big system, its overwhelming and I may be too new
> to be at the developer's level.
> May I know the directions to take on creating extensions?

If I were you, I would try to start at the
'old' place: http://api.openoffice.org/
that will work.

However, I notice you did not try to answer on the questions (below) 
that were formulated to help to create the most appropriate answer for 
you ;-)


> *From:* Michael Meeks <michael.meeks at suse.com>

> I suspect this very much depends on what you want to do :-) What sort
> of functionality do you want to provide with an extension ? often the
> best, quickest, cleanest, smallest and easiest way is to do that as part
> of the core product; or to do part of it in the core - adding new
> extension points as you do that.
> So - can you expand on what you want to do ? in the meantime getting a
> build would be a good idea (easiest on Linux), instructions here:
> http://www.libreoffice.org/get-involved/developers/
> All the best,
> Michael.
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  - Cor
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