UNO Objects, Functions and Services

Functions, objects and services of Unified Network Objects (UNO).

LibreOffice Global Objects

StarDesktop object

The StarDesktop object represents LibreOffice application. Some routines or user interface objects such as current window can be used via StarDesktop.

GetDefaultContext Function

Returns the default context of the process service factory, if existent, else returns a null reference.

GetProcessServiceManager Function

Returns the ProcessServiceManager (central Uno ServiceManager).

GlobalScope specifier

To manage personal or shared library containers (LibreOffice Macros or My Macros) from within a document, use the GlobalScope specifier.

Active document Objects

The following objects can be used from the active document.

BasicLibraries Object

DialogLibraries Object

ThisComponent Object

ThisComponent represents the current document in Basic macros. It addresses the active component whose properties can be read and set, and whose methods can be called. Properties and methods available through ThisComponent depend on the document type.

ThisDatabaseDocument object

ThisDatabaseDocument addresses the active Base document whose properties can be read and set, and whose methods can be called.

ThisDatabaseDocument returns an object of type com.sun.star.sdb.XOfficeDatabaseDocument.

UNO Methods

Use the following methods to manage or query Unified Network Objects (UNO).

CreateUnoStruct Function

Creates an instance of a Uno structure type.

CreateUnoService Function

Instantiates a Uno service with the ProcessServiceManager.

CreateUnoDialog Function

Creates a Basic Uno object that represents a Uno dialog control during Basic runtime.

CreateUnoListener Function

Creates a Listener instance.

CreateUnoValue Function

Returns an object that represents a strictly typed value referring to the Uno type system.

CreateObject Function

Creates a UNO object. On Windows, can also create OLE objects.

This method creates instances of the type that is passed as parameter.

EqualUnoObjects Function

Returns True if the two specified Basic Uno objects represent the same Uno object instance.

CreateUnoService Function

Instantiates a Uno service with the ProcessServiceManager.

HasUnoInterfaces Function

Tests if a Basic Uno object supports certain Uno interfaces.

IsUnoStruct Function

Returns True if the given object is a Uno struct.

note

LibreOffice provides an Application Programming Interface (API) that allows controlling the LibreOffice components with different programming languages by using the LibreOffice Software Development Kit (SDK). For more information about the LibreOffice API and the Software Development Kit, visit https://api.libreoffice.org


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