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OpenOffice Tutorial: Enable and choose a Java Runtime Environment for OpenOffice.org

How-To: OpenOffice Tutorial: Enable and choose a Java Runtime Environment for OpenOffice.org
  1. It is possible to enable and choose the Java Runtime Environment in OpenOffice.org.
  2. To do this, first open any OpenOffice.org application. In this example we have opened Writer.
  3. Next, click on the "Tools" option here.
  4. Then, on the menu that opens click on "Options..."
  5. The Options dialogue window should open. Now, look for the OpenOffice.org options here.
  6. Under it you should see the option "Java." Click on this once.
  7. The Java options should appear in this panel. Next, look for the option "Use a Java runtime environment."
  8. Just click on this checkbox to enable the Java runtime environment for OpenOffice.org
  9. Once enabled, you should see the list of installed Jave runtime environments become available here.
  10. Just click on the "JRE" vendor and version you want.
  11. Afterwards, just click on OK.
  12. Great! You have enabled and chosen your Java runtime environment.

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Enable and choose a Java Runtime Environment for OpenOffice.org

This screencast demonstrates how to enable and choose a (JRE) for OpenOffice.org. You learn:

  • How to find the Options Dialogue window.
  • How to access the Java Options.
  • How to enable the Java Runtime Environment for Openoffice.org.
  • How to choose a Java Runtime Environment type and version.

For this to work it is required that you have downloaded and installed a or a . You can download current JRE's from Oracle's Java website

Applications

This tutorial procedure can be applied to the following OpenOffice.org

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For advanced functionality with similar results see:

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