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I'm running LibreOffice 5.0 on Windows 10.
I really enjoy LibreOffice, and I would like to write some simple macros to get even more value out 
of LibreOffice. Writing macros will be my first programming experience, but would provide the most 
benefit for my profession since I mostly produce documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in my 
vocation since I do a lot of teaching. I found some materials to assist with learning and getting 
started with LibreOffice Basic:   

However, while looking through the LibreOffice 5.0 Help documentation, I found this under 
LibreOffice Basic / Basic / programming page:
Programming LibreOfficeLibreOfficecan be controlled by using the LibreOffice API. 
|     |  LibreOffice provides an Application Programming Interface (API) that enables you to 
control LibreOffice components by using various programming languages. A LibreOffice Software 
Development Kit is available for the programming interface.  |


|     |  For more information about LibreOffice API reference, please visit  |

|     |  Macros created with LibreOffice Basic based on the old programming interface will no 
longer be supported by the current version. |

Formore information on LibreOffice Basic, select "LibreOffice Basic" inthe list box.
So before I start investing a lot of time in learning LibreOffice Basic, would I be better served 
learning to script macros in a different language that would then access the LibreOffice API?If so, 
which language works best using LibreOffice 5.0 on Windows 10 to write macros?
Possible Macros that I would like to create:- A macro that automates the formatting of a paragraph, 
changing the style, superscripting numbers, etc...- A macro that provides a quick way to look for 
Creative Commons graphics by opening a browser search page. (It would be similar to the "Research" 
panel in Google Docs)- A macro that provides a quick way to look up a meaning of a highlighted word 
in an online dictionary.
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