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From Fabrizio Marchesano <fmarches...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java sidebar extensions: AOO vs. LO
Date Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:31:46 GMT
Hello Ariel,
thanks for your quick response :-) .
I'll try to investigate further and I'll write un update if I will be able
to solve the problem.
Thanks again and best regards,

Fabrizio

On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 3:54 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile <arielch@apache.org>
wrote:

> Hello Fabrizio,
>
> On Mon, Feb 09, 2015 at 02:42:35PM +0100, Fabrizio Marchesano wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I know that this is more a LO question rather than AOO (and I posted it
> on
> > LO forums and mailing lists), but since the starting point is the Analog
> > Clock sample extension attached to the guide for sidebar developers (
> > https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Sidebar_for_Developers), it could be of
> > interest for AOO developers as well.
> > Since I'm deeply interested in sidebar extensions, I studied the very
> well
> > written "Sidebar for Developers" article mentioned above and I was able
> to
> > customize the Analog Clock extension available on the page.
> > All was fine in AOO 4.1.1, but when I installed the OXT on LO 4.4 the
> > sidebar panel was no more visible (while the installation itself ran
> > without problems).
> > I then installed on LO the original Analog Clock extension, but the
> result
> > was the same: the interface is no more visible.
> > Steps to reproduce the problem:
> >
> >  - download the Analog Clock Extension (direct link:
> > http://people.apache.org/~af/clock/AnalogClock.oxt ; source code:
> > http://people.apache.org/~af/clock/AnalogClock.zip )
> >
> >  - in the package, change the dependencies tag in description.xml file to
> > install the extension on LibreOffice 4.4:
> >
> > original dependencies tag content:
> >
> > <OpenOffice.org-minimal-version value="4.0" d:name="Apache OpenOffice"/>
> >
> > new dependencies tag content:
> >
> > <OpenOffice.org-maximal-version value="4.x" dep:name="OpenOffice.org 4.x"
> > dep:OpenOffice.org-minimal-version="4.0"/>
> >
> >  - install the extension on LibreOffice (enable Java Runtime Environment
> if
> > needed)
> >
> >  - after restarting LibreOffice, you will see the icon of the new sidebar
> > panel just below the others, but no interface is shown when clicking on
> it
> > (i.e. the analog clock and also its container panel are not visible)
> >
> > I gave a look to the source code but with no luck: can someone give me a
> > hint about the possible cause of the problem?
>
> No, I've no idea; this might be a bug in LO. I've tried this example:
> https://people.apache.org/~arielch/extensions/DummyJavaSidebar.zip and
> though it works, LO crashes when I close the document with the x at the
> right top corner.
>
>
> Regards
> --
> Ariel Constenla-Haile
> La Plata, Argentina
>

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