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Submission Guideline


  • One subcategory needs to get selected
Error message: Categories field is required.


  • Filename does not matter, uniqueness is not enforced on the site
  • Extension does matter. Only the following extensions are accepted:
    • ott
    • otg
    • otp
    • ots
Error message: The extension is not allowed:
  • Mime type inside the template file in the file 'mimetype' needs to be from list:
    • application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text-template
    • application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.graphics-template
    • application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.presentation-template
    • application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet-template
This is generated by OpenOffice.org on generating the template file
Error message: The mimetype is not allowed:
Success message: MIMETYPE:

Template properties

Certain values have to be set in OpenOffice.org to generate a valid template:

OpenOffice.org -> File -> Properties... -> Tab: Description
  • Title
Error message: No title inside the template.
Success message: TITLE:
  • Keywords (seperated by colon: ,)
Error message: No keywords/tags inside the template.
Success message: KEYWORD:
  • Comments (handled as description)
Error message: No description inside the template.
Success message: DESCRIPTION:

Tab: User Defined

  • License
rename one field to 'License'
Enter html anchor link, or just text
Example: <a href="http://www.openoffice.org/licenses/BSD.pdf">BSD</a>
Error message: No license inside the template.
Success message: LICENSE:

Language of template is taken from:

Tools -> Options... -> Language Settings -> Languages -> Default languages for documents
You can not select nothing, so make sure it is always right.
Success message: LANGUAGE:

Now save your template as template and submitt it.

On success the following messages are shown:

  • The directory files/36 has been created.
  • Your OpenOffice.org Template 'Business Letter 1' has been saved
  • The submitted template is shown
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