Loook.py

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Official page: http://www.danielnaber.de/loook/

New Home: http://mechtilde.de/Loook

Loook is a simple Python tool that searches for text strings in OpenOffice.org (and StarOffice 6.0 or later) files. It works under Linux, Windows and Macintosh. AND, OR and phrase searches are supported. It doesn't create an index, but searching should be fast enough unless you have really many files.

If you experience problems (e.g. files not found) please start loook.py from a shell and check if there are warnings or errors.

Download Loook 0.6.8: Loook (12KB, released 2010-12-04) for Mac

Download Loook 0.7.2: Loook for Linux and Windows It has a translatable GUI.


Requirements: for Loook < 0.6.8: Python 2.2 or later(not Python3) and Tkinter (this is usually part of Python and doesn't have to be installed separately)

for Loook > 0.7: Python 3 or later

License: Loook is freely available under the GPL v2+.

Itis also available as a Debian package in sid.

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