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From Rory O'Farrell <>
Subject Re: OpenOffice Writer Source Code Study
Date Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:20:48 GMT
On Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:06:50 +0200
Lucrecia Llerena <> wrote:

> Dear
> I am doing my thesis with the topic: Procedure Formalized for the
> Incorporation of Usability Techniques in the Open Source Software
> Development Process.
> Based on the research I am doing I will propose improvements, although I am
> clear if these recommendations are or will not be considered by you the
> developers of the project. In any case as part of my thesis, I have to
> study the OPENOFFICE WRITER source code, please indicate how I identify the
> module that allows me to make improvements in the OPENOFFICE WRITER User
> Interface according to my needs.

You might use the Opengrok source code searcher to identify relevant sections of OpenOffice

It may also be that "improvements" in any OpenOffice module can be achieved by writing an
Extension or an Add-on


> In this link ( I downloaded all the
> source code of OPENOFFICE but I do not specifically locate what I have to
> do with WRITER. I ask you to tell me where to start and give me technical
> information such as, which is developed in C ++ and how should I compile it.
> I would appreciate your advice to continue my research.
> In the end I will share the results of my thesis.
> Eternally grateful
> Lucrecia

Rory O'Farrell <>

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