How to know the current viewed page and line in writer

Miklos Vajna vmiklos at
Wed Jul 17 00:18:25 PDT 2013


On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 07:59:43PM +0300, Ptyl Dragon <ptyl at> wrote:
> 1. Which line the writer GUI is currently showing (which may be different
> from the line the caret / cursor is on - such as when scrolling, for
> example)

The GUI is typically showing an area of the document, which is more a
rectangle than a given set of lines. You can use
document::XViewDataSupplier to read/write that data:

> 2. How many lines there are in total, in the writer document

Isn't that available as part of the document stats?

> Additionally, as a fallback, we would like to simply to know which page
> writer is showing, and how many pages there are in total.


on how to get the number of pages using UNO.

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