feature request for development, funding, and lessons

Jan-Marek Glogowski glogow at fbihome.de
Wed Aug 12 23:56:30 UTC 2020

Hi Thomas,

Am 13.08.20 um 01:23 schrieb Thomas Gertin:
> I am really interested in headless LibreOffice, and would like the
> functionality to be able to both convert docs to pdfs, and pdfs to docs
> via the command line. I am not sure if this functionality will be added
> in the next release of LibreOffice. I would like to engage in a
> conversation if this is a feature that can be funded somehow.

There is already: https://github.com/unoconv/unoconv

Converting a PDF to a "doc" will AFAIK generally just work as an ODG
document, if you want to edit the result and not just embed the PDF.

> Also, I do not know C++, but I would like to learn C++ and how to do
> LibreOffice development. I would be willing to pay $15 an hour for
> online lessons. Please let me know if you are interested.

I think you should look for some C++ courses from some local education
providers. Or maybe book some online university courses. These are
normally free, but for a small fee you normally get additional help from
instructors and eventually a certificate.

To start with LO development, you can have a look at



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