Change in use of basic (uno) api since version 5.1?

Piet van Oostrum piet-l at
Tue May 31 08:19:09 UTC 2016

Winfried Donkers wrote:

 > Hi all,
 > I use basic scripts in our ERP system to open, create, modify, etc. Calc documents.
 > This worked fine with LibreOffice for years till version 5.1.
 > The LO-part of the scripts start with the line 
 >   Set oServiceManager = CreateObject( "" )
 > With LO version 5.1 this line produces an error (Err.Number is -2147418113, F8000FFFF). 
 > There are no changes in the ERP system nor in the scripts, everything still works fine on machines with LO 5.0. Only the machines with LO 5.1 have this problem.
 > I couldn't find anything related in the release notes for version 5.1. 
 > What has changed and what can I do to get the scripts working again with LibreOffice?
According to Andrew Pitonyak's documentation, the way to get the service manager is
oServiceMgr = GetProcessServiceManager()

Maybe you could try that.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at>
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