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From "Shukla, Mangesh" <>
Subject RE: Registering EventListeners on Add-on Menu item
Date Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:45:30 GMT
Hi Marcin,
    Thanks for your response. Hopefully this will get me started. 

Warm regards,

-----Original Message-----
From: Marcin Gutman [] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 5:04 PM
To:; Shukla, Mangesh
Subject: Re: Registering EventListeners on Add-on Menu item

 > Could you please give me more details on what exactly should be done to establish communication
between  > and external application.
Maybe this will be helpful...
You can check this extensions:

They are available in two versions each i.e. as an OXT extension or as a "standalone" JAR

In both cases GUI are written in pure Java Swing.
In the first case GUI are started using L/OOo "Add-Ons" menu.
In the second case L/OOo is not running. For the first time when a GUI is started from a JAR
file (as any java program) a path to a directory with "soffice" executable must be set. After
that a GUI is able to launch L/OOo and connect yourself to it using L/OOo Bootstrap method.

(Source code is available.)

Best Regards,

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