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On 11/03/2013 09:13 PM, Paul wrote:
Hi Mario,

I'm sure others on this list can advise you more completely, but I'll
have a quick stab at it. As I understand it, the LO document format is a
zipped file consisting of XML files for the contents. One way of
doing what you need should be to create a file with the layout you need
and some sample data, then save that. Then rename the file extension to
zip if need be, and open it in an archive manager. Extract the contents
to a working directory and examine the files. You should find one with
the sample data in XML format. You should be able to use that as a
template, and create a script or program to replace the sample data
with live data and re-zip the files into a working Calc file.

Hope this is what you were looking for.

I was hoping for a method so I don't need to poke with .ods files
directly :) The XML source can, I guess, be any source...


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