Re: [EXTENSIONS] how is the extension constructor called

2014-10-02 Thread John D'Orazio
Does this mean it's a bug in the way open office is implementing the java add-ins generated by the NetBeans plugin? (I'm the one that opened the issue about this in the forum, seeing I'm trying to create a Writer add-in using the NetBeans plugin.) don John R. D'Orazio cappellano coordinatore

Re: [EXTENSIONS] how is the extension constructor called

2014-10-09 Thread John D'Orazio
plugins? I have a hunch this could be the case, because I don't see why the add-in class should be invoked / instantiated as many times as there are menu items and toolbar items. Seems like there should be a better integration scheme... 2014-10-02 15:22 GMT+02:00 John D'Orazio john.dora

Re: Pending release tasks

2015-10-28 Thread John D'Orazio
That last URL does announce 4.1.2 but the url itself points to https://blogs.apache.org/OOo/entry/announcing_apache_openoffice_4_11 ... On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 11:14 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: > Marcus wrote: > >> IMHO we should stop to promote this old "other.html" webpage

Re: Wrongful information on the Wikipedia

2015-09-15 Thread John D'Orazio
Well actually the case of the wikipedia article is different, because the adjective that is used for the project whether "dormant" or "moribund" is not in fact actually being referred to the Apache project but to the pre-Apache project. The Apache project is indicated as being a derivative

Re: Wrongful information on the Wikipedia

2015-09-14 Thread John D'Orazio
might not be precise, for example which release was the first release to have the Apache license? On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 10:44 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On 09/14/2015 11:44 AM, John D'Orazio wrote: > > I'll try to change it too. If someone on wikipedia reve

Re: Wrongful information on the Wikipedia

2015-09-16 Thread John D'Orazio
By golly you are right, I didn't notice that mr. David Gerard has really turned this into a personal crusade of his. On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 3:35 AM, Larry Gusaas <larry.gus...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 2015-09-15, 5:17 PM John D'Orazio wrote: > >> Well actually the case of the

help how to create a patch

2015-09-17 Thread John D'Orazio
I believe I have found what can be considered a bug, or at least not intended behaviour, in the way the OpenOffice API takes values from Java when setting certain text properties (in this case "CharBackColor") using the XPropertySet interface. I have been discussing this on a forum thread (

Re: Wrongful information on the Wikipedia

2015-09-14 Thread John D'Orazio
I'll try to change it too. If someone on wikipedia reverts an edit up to three times without founded reason, they can be blocked by a wikipedia moderator. So they won't be able to continue reverting forever... On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 7:59 PM, Matthias Seidel wrote:

Re: help how to create a patch

2015-09-22 Thread John D'Orazio
ut the colors. But I can't tell where your > xPropertySet comes from. It is critical to know that. Is it obtained > from the text cursor like the Basic example on that thread? Or > something else? > > Damjan > > > On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 4:24 PM, John D'Orazio >

Re: help how to create a patch

2015-09-22 Thread John D'Orazio
(https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Writer)? > > It would also help if you posted a code sample so we can see what you > are trying to set the color on. > > Damjan > > On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 9:17 PM, John D'Orazio > <john.dora...@cappellaniauniroma3.org> wrote: > > Doe

Re: help how to create a patch

2015-09-19 Thread John D'Orazio
ransparency will simply get opaque, rather than get nothing. On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 4:31 PM, Carl Marcum <cmar...@apache.org> wrote: > On 09/17/2015 07:24 PM, John D'Orazio wrote: > >> I believe I have found what can be considered a bug, or at least not >> intended behavi

Re: help how to create a patch

2015-09-21 Thread John D'Orazio
tps://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/OpenOffice_and_Eclipse> that says it should be doable. On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 7:18 PM, John D'Orazio < john.dora...@cappellaniauniroma3.org> wrote: > Yes I tried setting the CharBackTransparent boolean also, it had no > effect. From my latest "research" I be

update url with atom feed for update notifications

2015-09-21 Thread John D'Orazio
Can anyone tell me, when a plugin is uploaded and hosted on http://extensions.openoffice.org, is an update url with relative atom feed automatically created? Or is it up to the plugin developer to provide the atom feed on his own server, and point the update url for the plugin to his own atom

Re: update url with atom feed for update notifications

2015-09-21 Thread John D'Orazio
Ok good that's what I needed, so I just don't specify anything then and they should still get an update notification at some point. Perhaps I'll make this a little clearer on the wiki somewhere. On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 8:13 PM, Andrea Pescetti <pesce...@apache.org> wrote: > John D'Ora

Re: help how to create a patch

2015-09-21 Thread John D'Orazio
dea of how the source code is organized... On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 8:45 PM, John D'Orazio < john.dora...@cappellaniauniroma3.org> wrote: > Thanks for the tip on OpenGrok! it rocks :D did a search in 887 > milliseconds, not bad at all. I guess it has the source code already > ind

Re: help how to create a patch

2015-09-21 Thread John D'Orazio
rst build OpenOffice and then only open 1 module > at a time. If you plan to open the entire project, you'll need a lot > of RAM and to increase Eclipse/Java memory limits. > > Regards > Damjan > > On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 7:47 PM, John D'Orazio > <john.dora...@cappellaniaun

Re: help how to create a patch

2015-09-23 Thread John D'Orazio
uot; <cmar...@apache.org> ha scritto: > On 09/22/2015 01:25 PM, John D'Orazio wrote: > >> Damjan thank you for the interest, xPropertySet is coming from the current >> ViewCursor: >> >> //In the initialize method of the main class we get the XFrame of our &

Re: I want to support OO development

2016-09-14 Thread John D'Orazio
On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 2:36 PM, Patricia Shanahan wrote: > > In the long term, work on the build system would be extremely valuable. > That would make it easier to convert initial interest to long term > contributions. > > [...] I made some changes recently to the step-by-step

building on Windows 10 breaks at guistdio.exe

2016-09-14 Thread John D'Orazio
So I've taken courage thanks also to the work done by Patricia Shanahan on building OpenOffice in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. I'm using Windows 10, and I've sorted through the first few obstacles and my build has now been running for 5-6 hours without any trouble. Until now that is. It just broke

Re: dmake

2016-09-14 Thread John D'Orazio
I myself just ran into the problem of the missing apache-extras link, I've used a sourceforge link for my build: http://sourceforge.net/projects/oooextras.mirror/files/dmake-4.12.tar.bz2. Most of the links indicated in your github repo's README are dead links... I believe a downloadable tarball is

Re: building on Windows 10 breaks at guistdio.exe

2016-09-14 Thread John D'Orazio
ects/oooextras.mirror/files/dmake-4.12.tar.bz2; --with-epm-url="http://www.msweet.org/files/project2/epm-3.7-source.tar.gz; --disable-pch --disable-atl --disable-activex --without-junit On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 9:39 PM, John D'Orazio < john.dora...@cappellaniauniroma3.org> wrote: &g

Re: building on Windows 10 breaks at guistdio.exe

2016-09-15 Thread John D'Orazio
the build by running: build --all:postprocess Any ideas on this "chartcontroller.component"? On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 11:58 PM, John D'Orazio < john.dora...@cappellaniauniroma3.org> wrote: > If it can be of any use to understand better the problem, I'm using t

Re: dmake

2016-09-15 Thread John D'Orazio
It's good to know about the sourceforge copy of epm too, I'll update some of the wiki links that are pointing to third party links. On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 3:44 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: > Jim Jagielski wrote: > >> epm is required and not under our control. >> > > We have

Re: [PROPOSAL] Consolidating all the build guides

2016-09-15 Thread John D'Orazio
On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 11:17 PM, Marcus wrote: > Am 09/08/2016 12:31 AM, schrieb Andrea Pescetti: > >> Marcus wrote: >> >>> As I have now some experience on building OpenOffice, I've also seen >>> that there are alot of wikipages that describe to some degree of detail >>>

Re: building on Windows 10 breaks at guistdio.exe

2016-09-19 Thread John D'Orazio
put it aside hoping that someone > with more knowledge would respond, and then got involved in other things. > > One possibility is that solver/420/wntmsci12.pro/xml/ was partially built > due to an earlier failure. I suggest deleting solver/420/wntmsci12.pro > and trying again. > > O

Re: building on Windows 10 breaks at guistdio.exe

2016-09-19 Thread John D'Orazio
ere I couldn't customize the install path, I used the cygpath tool to get the shortened path as suggested on this page https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide/Building_on_Windows#configure (e.g. cygpath -m -s "C:\Path With Spaces\That Needs Shortening"). On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at

Re: building on Windows 10 breaks at guistdio.exe

2016-09-19 Thread John D'Orazio
ssary. Could you test your Windows 10 build on a Windows 7 machine? Or > send me the output - that may be quicker than waiting for my Windows 10 > build to go through. > > > On 9/19/2016 1:46 PM, John D'Orazio wrote: > >> I have now successfully completed the build on Wind

Re: building on Windows 10 breaks at guistdio.exe

2016-09-20 Thread John D'Orazio
On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 7:50 AM, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote: > On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 07:12:29PM -0700, Patricia Shanahan wrote: > > 4.1.3 does have changes to the language library URLs. Has anyone else > done a > > build that included Italian? > > His logs say aoo-trunk,

Re: building on Windows 10 breaks at guistdio.exe

2016-09-20 Thread John D'Orazio
On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 7:44 AM, Ariel Constenla-Haile <arie...@apache.org> wrote: > On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 03:22:40AM +0200, John D'Orazio wrote: > > I wound up building in stages, since the build was breaking here and > there. > > I just picked it up from where it le

Re: Windows 10 ./bootstrap failure

2016-09-23 Thread John D'Orazio
In fact I encountere the same problem following the Step by Step guide. I found the Open Office Extras sourceforge mirror which solved that, and I changed the url in the Step by Step guide so that nobody else would have this problem. On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 7:34 PM, Marcus

Re: building on Windows 10 breaks at guistdio.exe

2016-09-19 Thread John D'Orazio
h seeing > if it works. > > On 9/19/2016 8:59 AM, John D'Orazio wrote: > ... > >> I also read somewhere that maybe using 64 bit cygwin can resolve the >> occupied addresses and child_fork_process errors. I made an attempt at >> getting the build environment ready i

Re: Issue 63419 - New dialog control property Multiline has bad name in IDE

2016-10-03 Thread John D'Orazio
> > does someon know where to find the IDE dialog Properties panel? >> > > Create a new dialog in the Basic IDE or open an existing dialog. (Please > note that the dialogs that comes with AOO are loaded in read-only mode. So > you don't can open the properties for a control.) > Select a control

Re: Introduction

2016-09-30 Thread John D'Orazio
On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:27 PM, Xen wrote: > R. Mark Aldrich schreef op 28-09-2016 22:55: > > Section 5 starts with >> "A useful shortcut notation you will often see on the lists.", which >> makes sense if you read it as Yoda, but I think it would make more >> sense to

Re: Reporting broken download link

2016-10-22 Thread John D'Orazio
Hello, please make sure you are downloading from the correct places. You can go here to find the correct package to download for your environment: http://www.openoffice.org/download/index.html . I have just tested once more on Windows 10 using IE Explorer 11 and it works correctly. It links to the

Re: Writing up the release process

2016-10-20 Thread John D'Orazio
I can confirm that opening Open Office today, without going into Tools or other, I automatically received after about a minute the notification of the new update available for version 4.1.3. On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 9:16 AM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: > Marcus wrote: > >> You

Re: Failure to build on Windows 10

2016-10-18 Thread John D'Orazio
Not sure if this will fix but I myself found that avoiding paths with spaces can fix a number of errors. So I had the Windows SDK installed to a custom path where I substituted spaces with underscores. Then in my configure script I have: SDK_PATH="D:\Microsoft_SDKs\Windows\v7.0" As for the JDK

Re: Facebook page

2016-12-05 Thread John D'Orazio
On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 6:54 PM, Raphael Bircher wrote: > Hi Peter > > > Am 11/29/2016 um 4:24 PM schrieb Peter Kovacs: > >> Hello all, >> >> If we maintain the google+ page shouldn't we also maintain the apache open >> office page? >> >> It exists but is not claimed by

Re: Simpler Windows builds, oowintool, and Cygwin64

2017-11-16 Thread John D'Orazio
On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 6:17 PM, Matthias Seidel wrote: > I just updated config.guess and config.sub to the latest version. > > See: https://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/manual/html_node/ > config_002eguess.html > > Regards, Matthias > Just wondering if after this

Re: extensions description xml doesn't exist

2019-02-25 Thread John D'Orazio
hosted at the new address maybe it needs a little URL > editing > Hope this helps... > > > > On February 24, 2019 at 1:07 PM John D'Orazio < > john.dora...@cappellaniauniroma3.org mailto: > john.dora...@cappellaniauniroma3.org > wrote: > > > > > > Tod

extensions description xml doesn't exist

2019-02-24 Thread John D'Orazio
Today I was rebuilding an extension I had written 4 years ago, and I just happened to look at the "Retriever Output" window in Netbeans, and I found this error: 23-feb-2019 19.14.23 : Retrieving Location: http://openoffice.org/extensions/description/2006 Error: File not found in the specified

Re: extensions description xml doesn't exist

2019-02-25 Thread John D'Orazio
in that case it's really indifferent if the "URL" resolves or not, so I guess I can safely ignore the warning message in Netbeans (and I'm not sure why netbeans even tries to resolve that as a url?) On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 11:17 PM Pedro Lino wrote: > > > On February 25, 2019 at 8:

check for updates broken?

2020-10-08 Thread John D'Orazio
On one computer I use I hadn't yet downloaded version 4.1.7 of OpenOffice. I thought I would try using the "Check for Updates" button in the "Help" menu instead of going directly to the sourceforge download, but I am seeing an error message in this window : STATUS: Checking for an update failed.

Re: help needed building AOO for the first time

2020-09-27 Thread John D'Orazio
Are you following one of these guides : https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide_AOO/Step_by_step#Windows_7.2C_Windows_8.1.2C_Windows_10 https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide_AOO

wiki pages erroring with 500 status

2020-07-21 Thread John D'Orazio
Going over some of the wiki pages, I'm seeing that many pages are giving 500 errors. - https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/DevGuide/OfficeDev/Creating_Frames_Manually - https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/DevGuide/OfficeDev/Handling_Documents -

Writer add-on with system dependencies

2020-11-08 Thread John D'Orazio
I now have a dilemma, and I figure this is the best place to ask. I have succeeded in getting the *Chrome Embedded Framework* to work correctly in my Writer add-on, both in Windows and on Linux. In Linux however, if the Chrome browser hasn't already been installed, a number of system dependencies

Tools->Options->OpenOffice->Java freezing on Linux x64

2020-11-16 Thread John D'Orazio
Can anyone confirm if this is a real problem or if it's just me? When launching OpenOffice 4.1.8 x64 on Linux (Ubuntu 18.04), if I open Tools->Options->OpenOffice->Java , instead of listing the JREs on my system after a minute or so, the whole OpenOffice instance just freezes. I've tried a number

Re: downloads.html page is down?

2020-11-16 Thread John D'Orazio
ards, > >Matthias > > Am 16.11.20 um 21:11 schrieb John D'Orazio: > > I was just trying to download the 4.1.8 SDK, to find that the page > > https://openoffice.apache.org/downloads.html is giving a 404 Not Found > > error :-O > > > > -- John R. D'Orazio

Re: Tools->Options->OpenOffice->Java freezing on Linux x64

2020-11-17 Thread John D'Orazio
gt; Hi John, > > Am 16.11.20 um 22:19 schrieb John D'Orazio: > > Can anyone confirm if this is a real problem or if it's just me? When > > launching OpenOffice 4.1.8 x64 on Linux (Ubuntu 18.04), if I open > > Tools->Options->OpenOffice->Java , instead of listing the

references to OpenOffice.org in the wiki

2020-11-17 Thread John D'Orazio
I see that in the wiki pages at https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/ there are still many references to OpenOffice.org . Am I correct in understanding that this was the old brand name, and now it would be more correct to refer to "Apache OpenOffice" or more simply "OpenOffice"? Is it alright if I

downloads.html page is down?

2020-11-16 Thread John D'Orazio
I was just trying to download the 4.1.8 SDK, to find that the page https://openoffice.apache.org/downloads.html is giving a 404 Not Found error :-O -- John R. D'Orazio

update NSS libraries

2020-11-07 Thread John D'Orazio
Hello all, ss I continue building and debugging the next release of my Writer add-on, in which I'm attempting to include the *Chrome Embedded Framework* in it's Java flavoured build (I'm using the builds from this release

Re: Releasing the Apache OpenOffice API plugin for NetBeans

2020-11-06 Thread John D'Orazio
, Nov 6, 2020 at 3:48 PM John D'Orazio < john.dora...@cappellaniauniroma3.org> wrote: > I've touched up the wiki page in the past week or so, as I've been using > the Netbeans plugin on more recent versions of Netbeans. > > I believe Patricia was asking about the wiki for the Groov

Re: Releasing the Apache OpenOffice API plugin for NetBeans

2020-11-06 Thread John D'Orazio
I've touched up the wiki page in the past week or so, as I've been using the Netbeans plugin on more recent versions of Netbeans. I believe Patricia was asking about the wiki for the Groovy / Gradle tests? Is there any information on how to proceed in testing the Groovy / Gradle implementation?

Re: [DISCUSS] Groovy UNO Extensions

2020-11-06 Thread John D'Orazio
A Gradle implementation sounds good to me! I'm currently packaging some libraries into the repo of my java plugin, but other developers interested in participating in my project asked if I could implement Gradle to simplify handling the dependencies. And those helper methods look good! That would