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StarOffice Basic is a programming language created in 2000.

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OpenOffice Basic (formerly known as StarOffice Basic or StarBasic or OOoBasic) is a dialect of the programming language BASIC that originated with the StarOffice office suite and spread through OpenOffice.org and derivatives such as LibreOffice (where it is known as LibreOffice Basic). The language is a domain-specific programming language which specifically serves the OpenOffice application suite.. Read more on Wikipedia...


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Sub ParaCount ' ' Count number of paragraphs in a text document ' Dim Doc As Object, Enum As Object, TextEl As Object, Count As Long Doc = ThisComponent ' Is this a text document? If Not Doc.SupportsService("com.sun.star.text.TextDocument") Then MsgBox "This macro must be run from a text document", 64, "Error" Exit Sub End If Count = 0 ' Examine each component - paragraph or table? Enum = Doc.Text.CreateEnumeration While Enum.HasMoreElements TextEl = Enum.NextElement ' Is the component a paragraph? If TextEl.SupportsService("com.sun.star.text.Paragraph") Then Count = Count + 1 End If Wend 'Display result MsgBox Count, 0, "Paragraph Count" End Sub

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