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From Jürgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: need to develop a extension for open office on mac
Date Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:10:55 GMT
On 7/19/12 3:36 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote:
> Hi all,
> RaghuVaran is not subscribed to the list, so he missed your answers. I'm
> CCing him now.
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 11:33:30AM +0200, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>> On 7/19/12 9:51 AM, Zhe Liu wrote:
>>> Hi RaghuVaran,
>>> The guide may help you.
>>> Read the chapter "Extensions".
>> we have also NetBeans plugin that helps a lot to do the initial steps
>> and setup an extension project.
>> If you want support menu entries and/or toolbars it becomes quite easy
>> to start and focus on the more important core work around your web
>> services ...
>> You can probably do the same with Eclipse and a little bit more manual
>> work. Check the SDK and the codeskeletonmaker that can be used to create
>> some initial skeletons where you can start with.
>> Feel free to ask here on the list...
>> By the way I am looking for a volunteer who is interested to work on an
>> Eclipse plugin similar to the plugin we already have for NetBeans. I
>> would be at least be available as a kind of mentor for such a project
>> and probably won't have time for more.
> It was expected, with IBM here ;) But why reinvent the wheel and not
> working with Cédric's plugin, forking it or seeing if he is willing to
> make a solution that works for both AOO and LO? The license might be an
> impediment to host it here at Apache, I don't know, I could find any
> license info at

I haven't tried the plugin for a longer time and don't know the current
state. But I am open for everything. I am simply want to improve the
number of usable development tools.

> The NB plugin also has some remaining bugs, it would be nice someone
> volunteering in this case too.

I agree, it would be nice to have them fixed


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