Python Macros's Not the Power in OOo they should be ?

Boris Borcic bborcic at
Thu Sep 23 11:12:20 CEST 2010

Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> flebber wrote:
>> Has anyone had much success with python macro's. Or developing powerful
>> macro's in an language?
> I did an application for my own use recently, involving automatically
> generating invoices in editable OOWriter format from my billing database. I
> gave up on all the PyUNO stuff, and used ODFPY instead—so much easier to
> generate ODF directly, without having to go through OpenOffice code.
> And OpenOffice has been able to open the results for final tweaking just
> fine.

A nice package to manipulate Ooo text documents with python is the pod module of 
the appy framework. It uses the same approach with a twist.

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