Open Source Software / Free Software

Why Open Source Software / Free Software (OSS/FS)? Look at the Numbers!
List of free and open-source software packages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Open Source Software Is Commercial
FSF Europe - World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)
Free Software (a.k.a. "Libre Software" or "Open Source")
On the role of Free Software
FSF Europe - Weltgipfel der Informationsgesellschaft (WSIS)
"Freie Software" (a.k.a. "Libre Software" oder "Open Source")
Ueber die Rolle Freier Software
Two Bits
The Cultural Significance of Free Software
Free book on Free Software by Christopher M. Kelty
Why Schools Should Exclusively Use Free Software - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
Weshalb Schulen ausschließlich freie Software verwenden sollten
Freie Software zwischen Privat- und Gemeineigentum
von Volker Grassmuck
Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung
An Introduction To Open Source Software Development | Where Open Source Multiplies
Open Advice
This book is the answer to "What would you have liked to know when you started contributing?". The authors give insights into the many different talents it takes to make a successful software project, coding of course but also design, translation, marketing and other skills.
Producing Open Source Software
is a book about the human side of open source development. It describes how successful projects operate, the expectations of users and developers, and the culture of free software. The book is released under an open copyright: it is available in bookstores and from the publisher (O'Reilly Media), or you can browse or download it here.
Published | - Free Software News
The hacking business model -
FLOSS final report index - Free/Libre and Open Source Software: Survey and Study
Software Wars map by Li-Cheng Tai
Eric Raymond's Home Page
The Cathedral and the Bazaar
Die Kathedrale und der Basar
Open Source Jahrbuch
Zwischen Softwareentwicklung und Gesellschaftsmodell
heise open - Open Source im Unternehmen
Open Source Press: Startseite
14 Ways to Contribute to Open Source without Being a Programming Genius or a Rock Star Weekly Edition for January 21, 2010 []
LCA: How to destroy your community. By Jonathan Corbet. Seriously. I mean..

GNU and the Free Software Foundation (FSF)

GNU's Not Unix! - the GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation (FSF)
Georg's Brave GNU World - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
GNU is Not Unix (.DE)
Free Software Foundation Europe
The Fellowship - Fellowship of FSFE
Planet - Fellowship of FSFE
The blog aggregator for the Fellowship of the Free Software Foundation Europe.
Spread the word! - FSFE
Advocacy - FSFE Fellowship Wiki

Project Sites

How to Spread The Word About Your Code ✩ Mozilla Hacks – the Web developer blog
open events platform, calendar of events related to Free Software
Comparison of Free/Open Source Project Hosting (FOSPHost) Sites Available for Hosting Projects Externally from Project Owners
Welcome [Gna!]
FreshPorts -- the place for ports
Affero Project
Affero's software project was created to facilitate funding for Free Software and Open Source projects and to facilitate more effective dialogue among groups.
BerliOS - Der Open-Source-Mediator
OpenFacts - die Open-Source-Wissensdatenbank
Open Source Directory
Ohloh is a new kind of software directory, combining community-driven content with a unique source code crawler that monitors up-to-date development activity.
infozone - The Open Source EIP Project
OSDN: Open Source Development Network
OSDL - Open Source Development Labs
freenode (IRC)
The Open and Free Technology Community aims to provide stable and effective collaboration services. IRC, Mail, Web, Newsgroup, CVS. Open Source Software Engineering
Daniel's advogato scripts
Advogato Stats and User Scripts
Open Source Initiative OSI
Open Source Initiative OSI - Halloween Documents
The OSDA Initiative
NewsForge: Open Source News A company of free developers by free developers, for a free world
Open Source Research Community
The OGS Project - Open Groupware Standards
Peer-to-Peer Working Group - Home
Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
BBC - OpenSource
In an effort to bring open-source ideals to the world of multimedia the Foundation develops a multitude of amazing products. This wiki describes our free and open protocols and software.
SunSource.Net is a site devoted to Sun's involvement in Free & Open Source projects. One can find the latest in news, regular updates to the FOSS projects Sun sponsors, as well as links to those with which we are otherwise involved. - An OpenSolaris Community Site
Open Source Software for Solaris - The Community Resource for Jini Technology
ReactOS is an Open Source effort to develop a quality operating system that is compatible with Windows NT applications and drivers.
Tango Desktop Project
The Tango Desktop Project exists to create a consistent user experience for free and Open Source software with graphical user interfaces.
SchoolTool - The SchoolTool Project
SchoolTool is a project to develop a common global school administration infrastructure that is freely available under an Open Source licence.
Free and Open Source Java
The Open Language Tools are a set of translation tools that aim to make the task of translating software and documentation a lot easier. Initially, they comprise of a full-featured XLIFF Translation Editor and a set of XLIFF file-filters for a number of documentation and software file formats.
WordForge Foundation
WordForge is a project that attempts to simplify the process of localisation of Software. It is developed with Free and Open Source software in mind, but its process and tools are also applicable to other types of software.
Open source conference planning software.
Open Conference Systems | Public Knowledge Project
Open Conference Systems (OCS) is a free Web publishing tool that will create a complete Web presence for your scholarly conference.
ownCloud | Your Cloud, Your Data, Your Way!
The Mozilla project maintains choice and innovation on the Internet by developing the acclaimed, open source, Mozilla 1.6 web and email suite and related products and technology.
Daily News - MozillaZine! Your Source for Mozilla News and Advocacy
Mozilla 1.0.0 Party
Bug 175194 - Mozilla 2.0 party!

Law & Licenses

Free Software Licensing Resources — Free Software Foundation — working together for free software
Various Licenses and Comments about Them - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
GPL Violations homepage - The project
Software Freedom Law Center
Verwertung als Open Content
Institut für Rechtsfragen der Freien und Open Source Software
Free Software Licenses Iconified
Open Source Licenses | Open Source Initiative
List of FSF approved software licenses - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
And compatibility with GPL


How to plan a hackfest « Stormy's Corner
How Open Source Projects Survive Poisonous People - 2008 Google I/O Session Videos and Slides
Visualizing open source projects and communities []
Code_swarm, Gource and Gephi


IT-Beauftragte der Bundesregierung - Migrationsleitfaden
Der Leitfaden für die Migration von Software bietet einen Überblick über wichtige Aspekte von Software-Migrationen sowie eine praktische Hilfe für deren Planung und Durchführung.
Pro-Linux: Open-Source-Migration der Monopolkommission
Warum man keine Microsoft Office-Software verwenden sollte
Landeshauptstadt München - Das Projekt LiMux
(12.12.2013) Zehn Jahre nach dem Beschluss des Stadtrates, etwa 15.000 PC-Arbeitsplätze der Landeshauptstadt München auf ein Linux-basiertes Arbeitsplatzsystem umzustellen, ist dieser wichtige Meilenstein jetzt erreicht. Das Projekt LiMux ist erfolgreich abgeschlossen und geht in den Regelbetrieb über. Auf dem LiMux-Arbeitsplatz mit quelloffener Software zu arbeiten, ist für die Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter der Stadtverwaltung längst zur täglichen Routine geworden.
Open Source Business Alliance - Handreichungen für EVB-IT
Open Source in der Praxis – Konkrete Hilfe für die Beschaffer der Öffentlichen Hand.
SCAI MAS - SCAI Migration Analysis Suite
Migration nach StarOffice /
Wir analysieren Ihr Migrationspotential, decken Risiken auf und führen bei positivem Ergebnis die Migration durch.
The Future Is Open: What OpenDocument Is And Why You Should Care ~ by Daniel Carrera
Daniel explains what is special about the OpenDocument file format and how it undergoes OASIS standardization and how the EU is involved and even Microsoft might be affected.
Die Opensource-DVD und Download von Opensource und LibreOffice


Home » LibreOffice
LibreOffice Productivity Suite Download » LibreOffice
LibreOffice Extensions
LibreOffice Extensions are tools that can be added or removed independently from your installation of the main program. Extensions may add new functionality to your copy of LibreOffice, or may make existing functionality easier to use.
Seperate Install GUI – Parallel Installation GUI for Windows | Florians Mind
Perform a parallel installation of LibreOffice without using the command line; have an easy and quick access to all the versions available.
LibreOffice - the Free Office Suite plus Extras on DVD » LibreOffice-Box International
LibreOffice-Box DVD contains installation packages for Windows, DEB und RPM-based GNU/Linux-distributions and for Mac OSX x86/PPC as well as language- and help-packs. Futhermore you'll find extensions, templates, dictionaries, documentations, and developer tools.
Die freie Office Suite plus Extras auf DVD » LibreOffice DVD
Die DVD enthält Installationspakete für Windows, Pakete für DEB- und RPM-basierte GNU/Linux-Distributionen sowie für Mac OSX Intel und PPC. Sprachpakete für einige gängige Sprachen sind ebenfalls enthalten. Sie finden außerdem Vorlagen für unterschiedliche Zwecke, viele interessante Programmerweiterungen, Wörterbücher sowie Hilfsmittel und Dokumentationen für Entwickler.
LibreOffice Portable | - Portable software for USB, portable and cloud drives
LibreOffice Portable is a full-featured office suite -- including a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database -- packaged as a portable app, so you can take all your documents and everything you need to work with them wherever you go.
LibreOffice rollApp
online application virtualization
Main Page - The Document Foundation Wiki
LibreOffice 4.4 Release Notes - The Document Foundation Wiki
LibreOffice 4.3 Release Notes - The Document Foundation Wiki
LibreOffice 4.2 Release Notes - The Document Foundation Wiki
LibreOffice 4.1 Release Notes - The Document Foundation Wiki
LibreOffice 4.0 Release Notes - The Document Foundation Wiki
Release Notes 3.6 – The Document Foundation Wiki
Release Notes 3.5 – The Document Foundation Wiki
ReleasePlan – The Document Foundation Wiki
Index of /libreoffice/old
Archive of releases since LibreOffice
The Document Foundation Planet
Aggregated blogs of people involved with LibreOffice.

LibreOffice Documentation, Help, FAQs, Tips

Get Help » LibreOffice
Documentation » LibreOffice
Main Page - LibreOffice Help
The online help in a wiki.
Questions - Ask LibreOffice
Taming LibreOffice
Resources for intermediate and advanced users.
Forums |
Unofficial LibreOffice Support Forum
LibreOffice Forum + Community | LibreOffice Forum (German)
Das Forum rund um das LibreOffice Softwarepaket (inoffiziell)
LibreOffice Tutorials | Ahuka Communications
LibreOffice Calc: Creating Pivot Tables | Ahuka Communications
LibreOffice Calc: Working With Pivot Tables | Ahuka Communications

LibreOffice Development

Development » LibreOffice
Development – The Document Foundation Wiki
Development/Patch Handling Guideline – The Document Foundation Wiki
Development/String Classes – The Document Foundation Wiki
Development/buildsystemtargets – The Document Foundation Wiki
LibreOffice Modules
Modules and some doxygen generated class documentation.
Development/Easy Hacks – The Document Foundation Wiki
FindTheExpert – The Document Foundation Wiki
Gmane -- Mail To News And Back Again - match=documentfoundation
The LibreOffice Archives
Gmane Loom of
Search OpenGrok git repository browser
Index of / dev-www
Git bundles, ext_sources, mozilla pre-builts
Gerrit Code Review
You can't take the sky from me. - Gerrit for LibreOffice
Tinderbox Status Page tree: MASTER
Dashboard [Jenkins]
Gerrit patch test builds overview.
Index of /daily LibreOffice daily builds
Callgrind Test Suites
Regularly running performance tests on LibreOffice
Performance tests are now executed regularly in LibreOffice | moggi's blog about Libreoffice hacking
cppcheck vs. LibreOffice, hosted by Bold and Busted LLC
Bug List
Index of /win32-debug
LibreOffice Windows debug builds
See Report a crash in LibreOffice like a pro - YouTube video for how to use them.
QA/HowToBibisect - The Document Foundation Wiki
bibisect stands for "binary bisect" and is intended to help LibreOffice QA dealing with regressions
Development/NewAccount – The Document Foundation Wiki - AccountRequests - AccountMaintenance - Infrastructure/git
The Document Foundation – Pootle server
LibreOffice localization and translation platform.
Producing LibreOffice documentation at ODFAuthors — ODFAuthors
This part of the ODFAuthors website is for development of documentation for LibreOffice.
Index of /
LibreOffice stable, testing, box, portable, old archive, ...
Calc/Implementation/Data Model for sheet and cell - Apache OpenOffice Wiki
The interesting part is SfxPoolItem, SfxItemPool and SfxItemSet, a documentation of the attribute items implementation used throughout, Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice.
LibreOffice repository activity - YouTube
Gource video with soundtrack

LibreOffice AddOns & Utilities

Dmaths ist ein Mathematik-Makropaket für das Textverarbeitungsprogramm "Writer" von LibreOffice (ehemals / StarOffice).

LibreOffice Macros & Scripting

LibreOffice API Documentation
SDK installation guide, API IDL reference, Java UNO runtime reference, C++ UNO runtime reference and "sal" and "rtl" C/C++ interfaces, development tools overview.
LibreOffice SDK - Examples
LibreOffice |
Macro Tutorials

LibreOffice misc

Comparing LibreOffice and ApacheOpenOffice - LibreOffice_AOO_CompetitiveFeatureMatrix_20150318.pdf
LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice both are derived from the former project. Over the years, the differences have grown and these documents offer a list of all the changes. This document is the starting point for the information comparing the two office suites.
LibreOffice - The Document Foundation - YouTube
Conference Bern 2014 videos.
LibreOffice Conference — Berlin — 2012
Talks and slides.
Open Directory - Computers: Software: Office Suites: LibreOffice
Document Foundation Mail Archive
LibreOffice - LibreOffice help, in your language. - Shapado
A geek’s perspective » LibreOffice & Eclipse
OO, Sheet! — oosheet 1.2 documentation
OOSheet is a Python module for manipulating LibreOffice spreadsheet documents and creating macros. | Turtle vector graphics of LibreOffice
A look at LibreOffice 4.4 []
By the way, how much did LibreOffice diverge from OpenOffice? A crude answer, from a source code perspective.

OpenDocument File Format (ODF)

OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument) TC
THE OpenDocument file format specification approved as OASIS standard.
The Open Document File Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument) approved by ISO/IEC on 2006-05-01 (ODF 1.0)
OpenDocument element hierarchy
Element hierarchy automatically generated from the OpenDocument v1.0 Strict Relax-NG Schema specification.
OpenDocument Community Postings
This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the OpenDocument OASIS Standard (ISO/IEC 26300).
Apache ODF Toolkit (Incubating)
The Apache ODF Toolkit is a set of Java modules that allow programmatic creation, scanning and manipulation of Open Document Format (ISO/IEC 26300 == ODF) documents.
ODF Validator
ODF Toolkit Validator source.
ODF Validator 1.2
This service checks OpenDocument Format files for conformance with certain requirements and recommendations of the OpenDocument Format specification.
ODF Validator | OpenDocument Fellowship
OpenDocument file validator service, ODF 1.0
ODF Explorer by hammyau
The ODF Explorer allows a user to see how much of the underlying ODF schema is used by a document or set of documents.
OpenDocument Fellowship
A volunteer organisation to promote the adoption, use and development of the OpenDocument format.
OpenDoc Society
ODF software recipe
Reusable ideas for programmers working with office documents.
Welcome to the ODF plugtest pages []
Plugfest []
ODF plugfest test case scenarios. - OpenDocument
Andy Updegrove's Standards Blog's category about ODF
OpenDocument - The truly open XML document file format XML Essentials XML Essentials--Using's XML Data Format
is a book in progress written by J. David Eisenberg for O'Reilly & Associates and submitted to an open review process.
Plus a bonus article about how to create Draw Custom Shapes.
OpenDocument Test Suite
We are working towards developing a comprehensive test suite for the OpenDocument specifications developed by the Oasis consortium.
OpenDocument - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
OpenDocument4all - Info and tools about OpenDocument
OpenDocument4all - Info and tools about OpenDocument - OpenOffice programming with C# / .net
List of applications supporting OpenDocument - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Test ODF compatibility: Requests
The project is a pre-competitive effort started by OpenDoc Society with funding from the Dutch government and NLnet foundation to be able to compare the quality of the output of all office suites on the market today.

Third party applications supporting the OpenDocument File Format (ODF), or its predecessor OOo1.x XML

OpenDocument software - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The CPAN Search Site
Results for an "OpenDocument" query.
Jean-Marie Gouarné / OpenOffice-OODoc -
A library for direct document processing in Perl. OpenOffice::OODoc provides an abstraction of the document objects and isolates the programmer from low level XML navigation, UTF8 encoding and file compression details. More generally, OpenOffice::OODoc provides a lot of methods allowing create/search/update/delete operations with document elements.
lpOD -- languages & platforms OpenDocument
The lpOD Project develops a set of multilanguage tools around the OpenDocument Format standard.
Ruby gem to access the content of spreadsheets (.ods), Excel spreadsheets (.xls) and Google (online) spreadsheets.
A free chemical drawing program with export to OOoDraw file format.
OmegaT, the free translation memory tool
OOo1.x XML | Your Cloud, Your Data, Your Way!
Collaborative editing of ODF text documents (.odt) as of ownCloud 6 Community
Kolab is a unified communication and collaboration system. - OX Text
OX Text is a collaborative, cloud-based word processing solution.
WebODF is a JavaScript library that makes it easy to add Open Document Format (ODF) support to your website and to your mobile or desktop application. It uses HTML and CSS to display ODF documents.
Alkinea - LibreOffice to kindle, epub
Alkinea is a simple and efficient tool to convert books from LibreOffice (or OpenOffice) to Kindle and ePub.
Writer2LaTeX is a utility written in java. It converts documents in OpenDocument format – in particular documents containing formulas – into other formats. It is actually a collection of four converters: Writer2LaTeX, Writer2BibTeX, Writer2xhtml and Calc2xhtml.
OOBuilder - a perl OOo interface to create 1.x documents
plus OOCBuilder, a Perl OOo interface for creating .sxc spreadsheets. This is the old OOo1.x XML file format, not OpenDocument ODF. / StarOffice / the olde stuffe
Openoffice Home - MarkMail - Community libraries
The overall archive of over 10 years mailing lists, nearly 1.7 million mails and great search capabilities.
Last snapshot of the Sun GullFOSS blog taken by on 2011-04-08
distribution: Mirrors - Download archived versions
/pub/openoffice/stable directory (
en-US installation packages and source code 3.3.0 and 3.2.1
/pub/openoffice/packages directory (
tested localized builds and language packs 3.3.0
/pub/openoffice/localized directory (
other localized 3.3.0
/pub/mirror/openoffice-archive directory (
Archive of old OOo releases 1.0.2 to 3.2.1
Index of /dist/incubator/ooo

Documentation, FAQs, Tips

The Documentation Project Wiki - Wiki User Documentation User-FAQ HOW-TOs
documentation: Setup Guides Mime Content Types
MIME Content Types used in OpenOffice.org1.0 / StarOffice 4.x and later
IANA | Application Media-Types
The application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.* MIME types are officially registered at IANA.
Resources for intermediate and advanced users of
de: de-OOo-Dokumentationsportal
de: Installationsanleitungen
de: FAQ
Archiv des LibreOffice- und
GrundrissZeichnung - Archiv des LibreOffice- und
Ebenen/GrundRiss - Archiv des LibreOffice- und
OOoHelpOutline - Wiki
Outline of Existing User Resources. Down Under! | Down Under! ( Off-the-Wall: Style Is Everything, Right?
A guide for when and how to use styles instead of manual overrides in documents.
User guides for v3.3 and earlier — ODFAuthors
OpenOffice Configuration Knowledgebase | Open Office Technology


ui: Visual Design :: Branding
ui: Visual Design :: MimeType Icons
Einsatzmöglichkeiten von OpenOffice Conference (OOoCon)
Media Coverage: Conferences (kiberpipa)
Video archives of key notes and tracks. 2005, Koper, Slovenia; 2006, Lyon, France
YouTube -'s channel
Team e.V. - Home

Some Sites

Open Directory - Computers: Software: Office Suites:
Open Directory - Computers: Software: Office Suites: StarOffice - Die etwas andere Fanseite
OpenOffice templates, tutorials, tips and FAQ links
The idea is to provide a 7-12 years software, based on source code, say, extremely simplified.

AddOns & Utilities repository for Extensions | Welcome to the home of extensions!
Download a wealth of extensions or upload your own.
Extensions - Wiki
Extensions repository - Wiki
Previous (prior to the real repository) listing of extensions Templates
Similar to the extensions repository, you can upload and retrieve templates.
DAG: unoconv: Convert between any document format supported by OpenOffice or LibreOffice
OpenOffice lernt dazu, Themen-Special im heise Software-Verzeichnis
Eine Auswahl von Erweiterungen (extensions).
Open Clip Art Library ::
OoConfig - Wiki
OoConfig is a Python extension that seeks to provide configuration editing capabilities similar in spirit to Mozilla's about:config facility.
OOoConv - FitOO
Non-linear curve fitting for PalOOCa OpenOffice Add-On for Palo
PalOOCa is a Java based OpenOffice OLAP Add-On intended to be used with OpenOffice Calc. It is supposed to be the equivalent to the Palo Add-in for MS Excel.
InrecoLAN FuzzyMath
InrecoLAN FuzzyMath is a fuzzy logic add-in for Calc.
Transformations de coordonnées avec OpenOffice 2.0
Calc Add-In for transformations between different coordinate referency systems. Bridging to GeoTools. Description in French, but function names in English.
Use XSLT to prepare XML for import into OpenOffice Calc
Use a generic XSLT stylesheet to pull XML data into the popular spreadsheet.
Dmaths : macro pour faciliter l'édition de formules mathématiques sous openoffice ou staroffice.
Dmaths is adressed to people who regularly use the formula editor of LibreOffice, Apache OpenOffice and NeoOffice (maths students, teachers...).
Ispell German, German Ispell Dictionary - Wörterbuch igerman98, Sprache: Deutsch
Stopen Suchtool
Eine kleines Programm um in und StarOffice Dokumenten eine Volltextsuche durchzuführen.
Windows only.
Loook: a simple search tool for files
Loook is a simple Python tool that searches for text strings in (and StarOffice 6.0 or later) files. It works under Linux, Windows and Macintosh.
o3find - Full Text Search Tool for StarOffice / documents
Find a word or phrase in many OOo files and directories - Larry's GDS Plugins and StarOffice Indexer for Google Desktop Search The CPAN Search Site
Results for an "OpenOffice" query.
KDE QuickStarter
QuickStarter applet (KDE/GNOME/OOo1.0.x/SO6.0)
DesktopDig: a desktop search engine for KDE
:: cuckooo :: nested in KDE
IndeView - Independent Presentation Viewer (Free Software)
IndeView erlaubt das Abspielen einer Impress-Präsentation, ohne dass auf dem Zielrechner StarOffice / installiert sein muss.
Microsoft's TrueType core fonts on linux
Visioo-Writer : Viewer
This viewer allows you to read and display OpenDocument (odt) and (sxw) files.
Graphite in 2.0.0
This is a beta release of the Graphite integration into Graphite support is integrated at the graphics system layer, and so is available to the entire suite of applications. This enables all the applications in the suite to render and edit text displayed in Graphite fonts.
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It has an plugin to use citations.
Der "Eierlegende WollMux" (kurz: WollMux) ist eine Extension für, die von der Landeshauptstadt München im Rahmen des LiMux-Projekts entwickelt wurde. Der WollMux erweitert um zahlreiche Funktionen, welche die Arbeit mit Vorlagen, Formularen und Briefköpfen wesentlich erleichtern.
Document Converters
Calc2LaTeX is an macro to convert sheets into LaTeX tables very easily.
Process Writer Files and transform them to PDF without installing
JODConverter | Art of Solving
JODConverter, the Java OpenDocument Converter, converts documents between different office formats. Document Converter
OOoConv - OOoConv
Online converter
convert *.sxw and *.sxc to simple html or text

Macros & Scripting

api: The API Project Developer's Guide - Wiki
This manual describes how to write programs using the component technology UNO (Universal Network Objects) with API ::com::sun::star::... API Code Snippets API - Code Snippet Base or provides you a space where you can upload, search and review Code Snippets solving Common OO-Programming task. Forum at :: View Forum - Code Snippets
Extensions development basic - Wiki
Xray tool, information about an object at run time
Object Inspector - Wiki
The Object Inspector is an extension that is to help the developer to inspect arbitrary Uno-Objects.
Index of /mirror/staroffice-8/manual
StarOffice_Basic_Guide_en-US.pdf and StarOffice_Basic_Guide_de.pdf
StarOffice™ Programmer's Tutorial - tutorial.pdf
StarOffice 7 Office Suite - Basic Programmer's Guide, English - 817-1826.pdf BASIC Programming Guide - Apache OpenOffice Wiki
Andrew Pitonyak's Macro Information
The source of the book " Macros Explained".
OOo/LO Volker Lenhardt
" Erklärt", Übersetzung von Andrew Pitonyak's " Macros Explained" ins Deutsche.
StarBasic / Basic FAQ
Deutsch, Michael Dannenhöfer
Makro-Kochbuch (LibO/OOo)
Quasi als „Abschlussarbeit“ des Migrationsprojektes in München entstand die Basis für dieses Buch. Eingeflossen sind mehr als fünf Jahre erfolgreiche Makro-Migration genau so wie die Erfahrungen aus anderen Migrationsprojekten – herausgekommen ist ein einmaliger „Leitfaden“ zur Applikationsentwicklung für Office-Produkte. Die Schwerpunkte liegen dabei auf OpenOffice/LibreOffice und der dort mitgelieferten IDE für Basic-Projekte, also die typische „Makro-Anwendung“.
ACB Open Office macro page
Andrew Brown's Useful and Instructive macros.
Learn Spreadsheet Macro Programming: OOoBasic and Calc automation - book
Learn how to extend and customize Calc, the spreadsheet, using OOoBasic, OOo's built-in programming language. You don't need to be a developer to create useful and powerful routines and applications. This well structured and practical tutorial will walk you though every step, and inspire you with great ways to save time and increase your productivity using Calc.
Python – Wiki
Using Python in OOo with PyUNO. Forum at :: View topic - Danny's Java classes Forum at :: View topic - Danny's Python Modules Forum at :: View topic - Danny's Basic Library
EDV - Systeme Kienlein (StarBASIC Object Inspektor, MySQL, JDBC)
Programming with Visual Basic
de: Howto: Einfügen von Datum/Uhrzeit
Das aktuelle Datum oder die aktuelle Uhrzeit per Tastatur dauerhaft in ein Text- oder Tabellendokument einfügen. Daniel Rentz Forum at :: View topic - shortcut key to enter current date?
Edited version of the "InsertDateIntoCell" macro from Andrew Pitonyak's Macro document.
SAO - Service As Object
An enhancement to the Java API, that allows you to access Services as Objects. This greatly simplifies the writing of Java code for OOo.
Executing an OOoBasic macro with Cpp - Wiki
Nice Office Access -- ubion.ORS
With the lightweight UNO wrapper and high level Java API NOA you quickly can develop based applications without blundering in the usual beginner traps.
A concatenate function on steroids for LibreOffice/OpenOffice calc | Ecostudies
A spreadsheet STRJOIN macro function to concatenate a range of cells.
OOo macro that converts data to QIF format, the format used by Money, Quicken, GNUCash.... to import transactions.
Downloading Stock Prices into OpenOffice/LibreOffice Calc | Amour Tan
LibreOffice BASIC macros
SMF Extension — LibreOffice Extensions
Add functions to Calc that allow stock market data retrieval.

Tutorials, Training & Support Forum at
Yet another user forum / Anwenderforum Training, Tips, and Ideas
Tutorials For OpenOffice: Free tutorials for anyone using or teaching OpenOffice
OpenOffice tutorials - Online OpenOffice training
[Tutorial] Citrix OOo and MS Office on the same server (View topic) o Community Forum

Sun Microsystems' StarOffice/StarSuite

StarOffice for Kids
StarOffice 4 Kids is a novelty among presently offered Primary & Secondary Education Software products. Easy customization by the teacher according to and subordinated to the learning goals, is the key enhancement of StarOffice 4 Kids to current learning software. This software is aligned to the needs of the teacher and his teaching material and not vice versa.
E-Business - Wissenspool - E-Interviews: E-Interview "Sun und StarOffice: Microsoft-Bedrohung oder Nischen-Produkt?" mit Carsten Müller
Sun/Oracle docs: Search results for 'StarOffice'
StarOffice 5.x
Werner Roth's StarOffice Seiten
Werner Roth's StarOffice Pages
StarOffice-FAQ (Deutsch)
StarOffice-FAQ (English)


NLC:ReleaseChecklist - Wiki
How to get released in your language.
NLC:New Translators Start here - Wiki
Localization tips for 2.0
The best and most detailed information currently available on the net.
is a project to aid in localization of software. Deals with conversion between different translation formats (such as gettext-based .po formats, formats, and Mozilla formats). Also tools to help process localizations etc.
Locale Generator
Web interface to generate locale data files for OOo and CLDR quite painlessly.
For OOo the resulting language_country.xml file can be used in i18npool/source/localedata/data/

Developers' Corner MediaWiki for development
Advogato Project info for OpenOffice
err.. umm..
"Neolithic Office", or NeoOffice® for short. NeoOffice is a prototyping project exploring different methods for porting to run natively on MacOS X.
GDB: How to dump Unicode Strings (i.e. provide custom data display)
Some Hacking Notes
Professional UNO - Wiki
This chapter provides in-depth information about UNO and the use of UNO in various programming languages. Introduction gives an outline of the UNO architecture. API Concepts supplies background information on the API reference. UNO Concepts describes the mechanics of UNO, i.e. it shows how UNO objects connect and communicate with each other. UNO Language Bindings elaborates on the use of UNO from Java, C++, Basic and COM automation.
General Design Rules - Wiki
These rules describe basic concepts used in API design. They are mandatory for all contributions. They are recommended good practice for development of third-party software.
Appendix B: IDL Documentation Guidelines - Wiki
The reference manual of the API is automatically generated by the tool autodoc from the idl files that specify all types used in the API. These files are part of the SDK. This appendix discusses how documentation comments in the idl files are used to create correct online documentation for the API.
Writing UNO Components - Wiki can be extended by UNO components. UNO components are shared libraries or jar files with the ability to instantiate objects that can integrate themselves into the UNO environment. A UNO component can access existing features of, and it can be used from within through the object communication mechanisms provided by UNO.
udk: Java in UNO and OpenOffice
For the Java developer, who wants to write components for UNO or
udk: A Guide to C++ UNO
This document gives an introduction to the C++ mapping of UNO.
User Interface Guidelines - Wiki appointments
Outdated Legacy Google calendar for developer team meetings on IRC
You can't take the sky from me. - old gbuild blog posts
dev@l10n mailing list at
dev@sc mailing list at
dev@ mailing list at -
Code repository activity. - Ohloh
Some automatically generated statistics about OOo source code, most are not correct though because the tool doesn't know about CWS branch development.
A "wicked fast" source browser.
Source code directories - Wiki
Product Release - Wiki
tools: Callgrind How-To
qa: Submit an Issue - choose component
With detailed components and modules list. Including a quick search form to search in summaries and descriptions.
#660 (new locales from open office) - CLDR
Locales in OOo but not in CLDR, an old trac for reference.

Apache OpenOffice

Apache OpenOffice - The Free and Open Productivity Suite
Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice blog
Apache Translate Pootle service Incubation Status - Apache Incubator
Wiki Home - Apache OpenOffice Developers - Apache Software Foundation
Wiki Home - Apache OpenOffice Community - Apache Software Foundation
The Apache OpenOffice Wiki – Apache OpenOffice Wiki
Apache OOo Bugzilla Main Page
(A)OO(o) Requirements (assigned Requests for Enhancement) with at least 5 votes
Repository for Apache OpenOffice Extensions
Most should work also with LibreOffice
Repository for Apache OpenOffice Templates
Of course also for LibreOffice
Download Statistics: All Files
Apache OO since 2012-03-01
[Repo] HG repo with CWSes archived
OOO340 Mercurial repository with all pending CWSs as bookmarks.
asf - Revision 1423211: /incubator/ooo SVN repository
[Apache-SVN] Index of /incubator/ooo
ViewVC the tree
FishEye: browsing ooo/
OpenGrok Apache OO
Develop with Git on a Google Code Project - Google Open Source Blog
Actually work with Git on a SVN project, such as AOOo
Export a Git Project to Google Code - Google Open Source Blog
Actually work with Git on a SVN project, such as AOOo
git-svn-tutorial – Parrot
Apache Subversion FAQ
ASF Committers by project OpenOffice
Developer Information
General Apache developer information
Guide for new committers
Committer email configuration
How to edit the website
Project Management Committee Guide Archives Archives
Build Services - The Apache Software Foundation
Apache Home - MarkMail - Community libraries
Mailing list archive with great search capabilities.
ASF Legal Previously Asked Questions
3rd party licenses in Apache projects
Handling Cryptography within an ASF Release
ApacheMigration – Wiki
ApacheMigration/Permissive – Wiki
ODFToolkitProposal - Incubator Wiki
Lotus Symphony wiki

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