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Learn OpenOffice.org Spreadsheet Macro Programming by Dr. Mark Alexander Bain

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Designing Dialogs with the IDE

You can create a dialog to provide a user interface for your macros. We'll be looking at dialogs in depth in Chapter 8, but for now we'll see how we can create dialogs using the IDE:

  • Open up the OOo Basic Macro Organizer dialog box (you can open it by any of the methods that we've already discussed), and select the Dialogs tab.

  • Next select the library in which you want to store the dialog. In the example on the previous page you can see that we're using the Standard library in our penguin_private_investigators spreadsheet. Do that and you're ready to click New to create the dialog.

  • If you cast your mind back ...

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