Using MRI

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Using MRI

Postby mike phillips » Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:26 pm

Having been urged to use MRI I need some help with this please!

If I use MRI <-Selection on a highlighted part of code I get a box simply saying 'void'

If I write this code
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REM  *****  BASIC  *****

Option Explicit

Global oMRI As Object

sub Main
  oMRI = CreateUnoService("mytools.Mri")
end sub

it tells me the variable is not set.

Help please?
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Re: Using MRI

Postby RPG » Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:32 pm


Read the help file about: option explicit
And the variable does not have value.

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Re: Using MRI

Postby Villeroy » Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:52 pm

That macro has been written already. See "MyMacros".MRILib>Module1.Mri
It takes an optional argument which is the object you want to inspect. If that object is missing, Mri will inspect the StarDesktop variable (the collection of all frames).

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sh = ThisComponent.Sheets.getByIndex(0)
cell = sh.getCellByPosition(0,0)
CellProtection = cell.CellProtection

But with MRI you don't need any additional code. Just select some cell(s) and call Tools>Add-ons>MRI(selection). Then double-click the line starting with "CellProtection".
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Re: Using MRI

Postby mike phillips » Wed Jan 15, 2014 7:16 pm

Thank you, Villeroy. Great help.

It appears that Cell protection does not offer any way of recognising the original protection set up on the sheet - it was set to allow access to unlocked cells only. After running
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Sheet.setPropertyValue( "CellProtection", tUnProtect )

it appears to lock ALL cells. Is there a way to 'honour' the original protection criteria?
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