LibreOffice Impress Presentation Server

Sergi Baila sergibaila at
Thu Nov 1 15:26:33 UTC 2018

Thanks for the responses to my previous mail. Below I'm replying to specific messages. I have some paths to research now.

> From: Miklos Vajna vmiklos at
> Can you build this on top of

I've seen that. It's interesting and certainly does solve some of my requirements so It's worth a deeper look. I'll do it. Thanks for the clue.

> From: Thorsten Behrens thb at

> Pretty much anything in LibreOffice can be remote-controlled from a
> different process (even from a different box), via a protocol called
> UNO (quite similar to COM).
> Here's an example in python (but the UNO API calls are really quite
> similar for Java):

Very interesting. Thanks for the reference. I will certainly use that.

> That leaves the question on how to dynamically generate slide content,
> but that also works via UNO (you can even send Impress files over the
> wire). There's documentation for that, e.g. Andrew's macro book linked
> from the article above:

Thanks. Each POS station will have some files ready to send so the sending of files over the wire seems a perfect fit.

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