"Automation" of OpenOffice apps via Python?

Jon Nicoll jkn at nicorp.f9.co.uk
Sun Apr 6 15:49:46 CEST 2003

Hi Alessandro

Have a look here for details of the python bridge to the OpenOffice
'Uno' API.


I have been meaninig  to try this out but haven't got to it yet. I'm
sure other people here would be interested to learn of your
experiences with python-bridge

    jon N

Alessandro Bottoni <alessandro.bottoni at infinito.it> wrote in message news:<mailman.1049616555.27075.python-list at python.org>...
> I'm in the need of remote-controlling OpenOfficeWriter and others OpenOffice 
> applications from a custom program and I wonder if there is any way to acces 
> the OpenOffice API from Python. The "at a glance" presentation of OpenOffice 
> SDK/API tells that that is possible but I'm unable to find any further 
> instruction.
> Does anybody know if there is a specific Python binding for the OpenOffice 
> API? Or is the API accessible from the "standard"  versions of Python and 
> OpenOffice via... via what? CORBA? XPCOM? DCOP? Telnet?! What else?
> Many thanks in advance for you attention.
> ---------------------
> Alessandro Bottoni

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