Properties of a FrameLoader
OpenOffice.org knows asynchronous (com.sun.star.frame.FrameLoader) and synchronous (com.sun.star.frame.SynchronousFrameLoader) frame loader implementations. They are not distinguished by the configuration data but detected at runtime, synchronous loaders are preferred.
When a document is loaded using a
loadComponentFromURL() call, a frame loader always will be used to load the "component" (in most cases a document model) into a frame. If no frame is registered for the type to be loaded, the generic frame loader of OpenOffice.org will be used that will proceed with selecting a filter and using it. Custom frame loaders are not obliged to use filters and can do anything else instead. An expected use case is when the component isn't a model but e.g. a controller or window object.
Every FrameLoader inside OpenOffice.org is specified by the properties shown in the table below. These values are accessible at the service com.sun.star.frame.FrameLoaderFactory using the interface com.sun.star.container.XNameAccess. Write access is not available here. All types are addressed by their internal names. The property names are identical to the configuration property names.
|Properties of a FrameLoader|
||string. The internal name of the loader. This is only an API property, not a configuration property. In the configuration this is the name of the configuration node containing all the other properties. To avoid name clashes with other node names it should follow the rules outlined for extension identifiers.|
||string. User friendly name of the type. It may be localized using the localization support of the configuration. All Unicode characters are permitted here. Currently this UI name is not used in OOo itself but it is available for e.g. extensions.|
||sequence<string>. A list of internal type names that this service can handle.|
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