APSO - Alternative Script Organizer for Python

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Based on an original script from Hanya, APSO will install a macro organizer dedicated to python scripts.

Project Description

APSO is compatible with OpenOffice

Based on an original script from Hanya, APSO is an extension that will install a macro organizer dedicated to python scripts.

Features

  • localisation (by now EN, DE, FR, IT, HU thanks to Tibor Kovács and NL thanks to Dick Groskamp)
  • embedding scripts in or extracting them from documents
  • binding the extension with one's favorite code editor (thanks to another script from Hanya)
  • quick edition of embedded scripts (but only in the context of the APSO extension)
  • automatic update once installed

How it works

APSO adds a new element Organize python scripts under menu Tools/Macros with default shortcut Alt+Shift+F11:

 

This new item or shortcut opens a dialog box that lists all python scripts and provides various actions:

 

The Execute  button launches the selected macro. Actions available under Menu button change according to the selection:

  • create module or library if selection is a container (My Macros, Office Macros or document)
  • Edit, rename, delete a module or library
  • Embed module from application (My Macros or Office Macros) into current document
  • Substitute an embedded module with an external file
  • Export an embedded module

Helpers

APSO comes with a small library apso_utils that contains some helpers for debugging purpose during macro writing. These helpers are three functions named msgbox, xray and mri and can be imported by a classic import statement like from apso_utils import msgbox

function description
msgbox

Like the oobasic build-in function msgbox, but simplified as only intended for quick debugging.

Signature: msgbox(message, title='Message', boxtype='message', buttons=1, frame=None)

xray Launches the introspection tool Xray by Bernard Marcelly (must be installed first)
mri Launches the introspection tool MRI by Hanya (must be installed first)

 










The module apso_utils can't be imported before APSO was first loaded.

Category/Categories

All modules, Macro

Homepage of the Project

https://gitlab.com/jmzambon/apso

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Current Release

APSO - Alternative Script Organizer for Python - 1.0.2

Released Sep 19, 2017 — tested with:

LibreOffice 4.0, LibreOffice 4.1, LibreOffice 4.2, LibreOffice 4.3, LibreOffice 4.4, LibreOffice 5.0, LibreOffice 5.1, LibreOffice 5.2, LibreOffice 5.3, LibreOffice 5.4,

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1.0.2

Sep 19, 2017
  • All platforms
  • LibreOffice 4.0
  • LibreOffice 4.1
  • LibreOffice 4.2
  • LibreOffice 4.3
  • LibreOffice 4.4
  • LibreOffice 5.0
  • LibreOffice 5.1
  • LibreOffice 5.2
  • LibreOffice 5.3
  • LibreOffice 5.4
Bug fixes
  • AL-v2 (Apache License Version 2.0)
final

1.0.0

Jun 18, 2017
  • All platforms
  • LibreOffice 5.0
  • LibreOffice 5.1
  • LibreOffice 5.2
  • LibreOffice 5.3
First official release
  • AL-v2 (Apache License Version 2.0)
final

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