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On 04/28/15 04:37, Andreas Säger wrote:
Am 28.04.2015 um 10:18 schrieb minhsien0330:
I am getting start with writing some Macro for Forms in Libreoffice Base,
I read some tutorials and guidelines, but I still don't know how do I get
the name, properties and actions of Objects ?
Would you tell me any information about this?

I have a table in Form1 (Libreoffice Base).
What's the object name of the table?
What actions can be done for this table?

Thank you!

Best Regards,


[Tutorial] Introduction into object inspection with MRI

And of course you need to understand the architecture of services,
interfaces and language independent data types.
This is not for people who can not program anything beyond stolen VBA
snippets.  One advantage is that you are not limited to this awkward
Basic lingo of the early 90ies.

I followed the link above.  It took me to a download page for MRI 1.2.4
which fails to install even though it says right under the download link
that it is compatible with LO 4.

I started Libreoffice as root user then used the menu option Tools =>
Extension Manager which opens the Extension Manager window.  I clicked
the [Add] button and navigated to the file MRI 1.2.4.  Again, it fails
to install.

(soffice:11595): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to store changes into
`/root/.local/share/recently-used.xbel', but failed: Failed to create
file '/root/.local/share/recently-used.xbel.74D5XX': No such file or

(soffice:11595): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to set the permissions of
`/root/.local/share/recently-used.xbel', but failed: No such file or

It appears to have installed as a User extension, not a system
extension, not that it matters since it seems to not work.  If I right
click on the extension in the Extension Manager window and select
"Update" from the drop down then version 1.2.5 is displayed as an
update.  When I click to accept the update it fails to download.

At the bottom of the window there is a hyperlink "Get more extensions
online..." which brings me to  There
I click on the "Extensions" tab.  There I type "MRI" in the text box
next to the [Search] button.  I click the [Search] button.  the MRI-UNO
Object Inspection Tool is found.  It says the latest release is
compatible with LibreOffice 3.3, 3.4, and 3.5.  I have :-(

   ^ ^  Mark LaPierre
Registered Linux user No #267004

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