NewsForge: OpenOffice.org's Integrated Development Environment
Oct 20, 2004, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Pitonyak)
" An integrated development environment (IDE) is a set of
programming tools used to facilitate the creation of software.
OpenOffice.org includes a very capable IDE with tools that run,
edit, and find errors in your macros. It is worth the time to
become familiar with its features. The central display area where
macro code is listed is the editor window. Many of the features,
such as Stop, Breakpoint, Single Step, and the Watch pane serve as
a simple yet effective debugger for macro code.
"This article provides a quick overview of the standard
functions of the IDE..."