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All translated pages may not be up to date - Main language remains English
 
All translated pages may not be up to date - Main language remains English
  
=== OpenOffice.org Extensions ===
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=== Apache OpenOffice Extensions ===
  
OpenOffice.org offers the possibility to develop independent 3rd party extensions. The categories of extensions reach from Basic libraries, packages with Java/JavaScript or Python macros to more sophisticated extensions in form of UNO components implemented in Java, C++ or Python. Even the last category of extensions subdivide in general UNO components providing new implementations for existing functional areas or specialized components like Calc Add-Ins, Add-Ons, DataPilots, Chart Add-Ins or linguistic components (e.g. Spellchecker, Hyphenator or Thesaurus).  
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OpenOffice makes it possible to develop independent 3rd-party extensions. The categories of extensions range from Basic libraries, packages with Java/JavaScript or Python macros to more sophisticated extensions in the form of UNO components implemented in Java, C++ or Python. Even the last category of extensions subdivides into general UNO components providing new implementations for existing functional areas, or specialized components like Calc Add-Ins, Add-Ons, DataPilots, Chart Add-Ins, or linguistic components (e.g. Spellchecker, Hyphenator or Thesaurus).  
  
 
The Extensions project provides
 
The Extensions project provides
* <b>[[Extensions development|Tools, guidelines and starting information]]</b> to develop new functionality for OpenOffice.org
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* <b>[[Extensions development|Tools, guidelines and initial information]]</b> to develop new functionality for OpenOffice
 
* <b>[http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/ Repository of existing Extensions]</b>: listing and classification
 
* <b>[http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/ Repository of existing Extensions]</b>: listing and classification
 
* <b>[[Extension Deployement|Deployment to end-users]]</b>
 
* <b>[[Extension Deployement|Deployment to end-users]]</b>
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* <b>[[Extensions/Ideas|Extension Ideas]]</b>
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You can join us at
 
You can join us at
* #ooo-ext [[IRC_Communication|IRC channel]]
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* dev@extensions.openoffice;org mailing list for building the extensions ecosystem
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* API mailing list for building the extensions ecosystem.  Send an email to api-subscribe@openoffice.apache.org to subscribe to the list.
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=== Translating these pages ===  
 
=== Translating these pages ===  
  
The Extension project has to be strongly bound to Native-Lang communities to relay any local third party development. So we warmly welcomed people interested in providing translations for the Add-ons and also for the documentation and pages of this site.
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The Extension project has to be strongly bound to Native-Lang communities to relay any local third party development. So we warmly welcome people interested in providing translations for the Add-ons and also for the documentation and pages of this site.
  
 
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* Put a link to this translated page at the top of the English page, with the language code
 
* Put a link to this translated page at the top of the English page, with the language code
 
* Be aware that if you start a translation, it would be good to monitor it so that it remains as much in sync as possible
 
* Be aware that if you start a translation, it would be good to monitor it so that it remains as much in sync as possible
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=== Some extension categories ===  
 
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* Linguistic components provide new implementations of known interfaces which can be used directly over the normal UI.
 
* Linguistic components provide new implementations of known interfaces which can be used directly over the normal UI.
 
* Starting with OOo 2.0.4 we have support for [[non-code_extensions|non-code extensions]] (e.g. templates, autotexts)
 
* Starting with OOo 2.0.4 we have support for [[non-code_extensions|non-code extensions]] (e.g. templates, autotexts)
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=== Extensions from External Sources ===
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The flexible AOO Extensions concept allows to use Extensions from external sources. Similar to the Extensions from the AOO extensions repository, the code is not under control of AOO. So '''you use those extensions on your own risk'''. Known external sources are
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* [http://extensions.libreoffice.org/ LibreOffice Extensions Center]
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* [http://sourceforge.net/ SourceForge]
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* [http://www.deutschepost.de/dpag?tab=1&skin=hi&check=yes&lang=de_DE&xmlFile=link1022370_1022369 Deutsche Post]
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=== References/Articles ===
 
=== References/Articles ===
  
 
* [[Framework/Article/Generic_UNO_Interfaces_for_complex_toolbar_controls|Generic UNO Interfaces for complex toolbar controls]]  
 
* [[Framework/Article/Generic_UNO_Interfaces_for_complex_toolbar_controls|Generic UNO Interfaces for complex toolbar controls]]  
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* [[Extensions/Extensions_and_Apache_OpenOffice_4.0|Extensions and Apache OpenOffice 4.0]]
  
 
* [[Framework/Article/Addon_Menu_Toolbar_Merging|Addon Menu Toolbar Merging]]  
 
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* [[Framework/Tutorial/Statusbar_Controller|Statusbar Controller]]  
 
* [[Framework/Tutorial/Statusbar_Controller|Statusbar Controller]]  
  
* [http://api.openoffice.org/docs/DevelopersGuide/Components/Components.xhtml#1_7_3_Add-Ons OpenOffice.org Developers Guide]
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* [[Documentation/DevGuide|Apache OpenOffice Developer's Guide]]
  
 
* [http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7802 Linux Journal: "Off the Wall: Macros and Add-ons"]
 
* [http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7802 Linux Journal: "Off the Wall: Macros and Add-ons"]
  
* In this Wiki: [[SimpleCalcAddIn|a simple Calc AddIn]] and [[CompleteAddIn|a complete AddIn]]
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* In this Wiki: [[SimpleCalcAddIn|a simple Calc AddIn]] and [[CompleteAddIn|a complete AddIn]] and [[ScreenplayFormattingTemplate|a screenplay formatting template]]
  
 
[[Category:Extensions]]
 
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Latest revision as of 21:57, 20 June 2017

OOo Extensions project

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before contributing.

Categories:

Pages:

Extensions on the main site

Extensions in other languages:
ES - FR - IT - JA - NL - OC -

All translated pages may not be up to date - Main language remains English

Apache OpenOffice Extensions

OpenOffice makes it possible to develop independent 3rd-party extensions. The categories of extensions range from Basic libraries, packages with Java/JavaScript or Python macros to more sophisticated extensions in the form of UNO components implemented in Java, C++ or Python. Even the last category of extensions subdivides into general UNO components providing new implementations for existing functional areas, or specialized components like Calc Add-Ins, Add-Ons, DataPilots, Chart Add-Ins, or linguistic components (e.g. Spellchecker, Hyphenator or Thesaurus).

The Extensions project provides


You can join us at

  • API mailing list for building the extensions ecosystem. Send an email to api-subscribe@openoffice.apache.org to subscribe to the list.

Translating these pages

The Extension project has to be strongly bound to Native-Lang communities to relay any local third party development. So we warmly welcome people interested in providing translations for the Add-ons and also for the documentation and pages of this site.

The naming convention proposed is to

  • Create a new page taking the English page and add your language code as suffix (eg. Extensions_repository_fr)
  • Put a link to this translated page at the top of the English page, with the language code
  • Be aware that if you start a translation, it would be good to monitor it so that it remains as much in sync as possible

Some extension categories

  • Calc Add-Ins provide new Calc built in functions which can be directly used over the normal function dialog in the Calc application.
  • Add-ons describe components providing some new functionality and normally coming with an UI integration (e.g. new menu entries or complete new menues, new toolbars).
  • DataPilots provide a new kind of data pilot which can be used directly over the DataPilot dialog in the Calc application.
  • Chart Add-Ins provide a new chart type
  • Linguistic components provide new implementations of known interfaces which can be used directly over the normal UI.
  • Starting with OOo 2.0.4 we have support for non-code extensions (e.g. templates, autotexts)

Extensions from External Sources

The flexible AOO Extensions concept allows to use Extensions from external sources. Similar to the Extensions from the AOO extensions repository, the code is not under control of AOO. So you use those extensions on your own risk. Known external sources are

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