The term abstraction denotes the process or the result of a generalization. Generalization describes objects by qualities common to all objects of a certain class of objects
Ability of an application to provide its functionality also in situations where the usage of input and output devices is restricted for some reason
An add-in is a functional extension for the OpenOffice.org application on the basis of UNO components, which interact with parts of the application that were especially laid out to be extended. Examples of Add-Ins are Chart and Calc Add-Ins.
All purpose data type for variables in UNOIDL. An any variable contains whichever data type is specified for UNOIDL.
Application Programming Interface. The entirety of published methods, properties and other means for software developers to access an application through software they write using this application.
Devices which can be used to improve accessibility, see Accessibility.
Assistive Technology, devices which can be used to improve accessibility. See Accessibility.
Communication protocol between OLE automation objects. See OLE Automation.
Abstract Window Toolkit. The OpenOffice.org API contains a module com.sun.star.awt with abstract specifications for a window toolkit that handles graphical devices, window environments and user interfaces.