Linux.com: OooBasic Crash Course: One-Click Email Backup of OpenOffice.org Documents
Mar 02, 2007, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dmitri Popov)
"Gmail offers a few clever features that make it more than just
an email service. You can use your Gmail account as a document
viewer, a file storage, and even as a full-blown Getting Things
Done solution. You can also turn Gmail into a nifty backup solution
for your OpenOffice.org documents using a simple OOoBasic macro and
Gmail's own tools.
"Of course, OOo offers a Send Document as E-mail feature, but it
requires too many steps to be convenient to use. The macro you are
about to create allows you to send the currently opened document as
an email message, automatically adding information such as the
file's name and time stamp, all done in the background without any
user interaction. This is, literally, a one-click backup solution
for your OpenOffice.org documents..."