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Macros in Java

Rajesh Jha
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Joined: Sep 12, 2006
Posts: 5
Hi

I have an urgent requirement of writing 'Macros' for the 'Open Office' that we are using. And as far as my knowledge goes, 'Open Office' supports only Java Script, VB Script or Java. We are required to write the Macros in Java. Can any one please help me. Any site with relevant information would be very useful.

Thanks in advance
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Srinivas Kalvala
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Joined: Oct 20, 2005
Posts: 257

Hello,

There is nothing like Macro in java. From your requirement, I understood that , you require one program, to kick off an particular action like macro.

With Java one can write:

1) Applications
2) Applets
3) Server Side Listeners ( servlets)
4) EJB ( runs in Ejb container with in App.Server).
5) Stand alone JMS clients
6) Custom Written Servers ( Using Sockets).

you require one bootstrap which will invoke a particular java program, which will act as macro.

More inputs are welcome.
 
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