How do I add JRE to OpenOffice base?

x, follow this checklist:

  1. Review the System Requirements for Apache OpenOffice use.
  2. Download and install Java JRE if you need the features that are Java dependent.
  3. Download Apache OpenOffice 4.
  4. Login as administrator (if required).
  5. Unpack and install the downloaded Apache OpenOffice 4.
  6. Upgrading OpenOffice for Windows.

How do I enable Java in OpenOffice?

Furthermore, open the Tools – Options dialog in Apache OpenOffice, select the section OpenOffice – Security and make sure that the Java enable option is checked.

What is a JRE for OpenOffice?

JRE is the Java Runtime Environment. This is available in both 32 and 64 bit formats, however, since OpenOffice is a 32 bit program, it needs the 32 bit version. You can have both versions installed simultaneously without any problems.

How do I install a JRE File?

How to install Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.8 on your Windows computer?

  1. Download and Install JRE 1.8. Go to the Java™ website to download the installer of JRE 1.8:
  2. Ensure You’ve Installed JRE 1.8 Successfully. Press the Windows logo key and R key on the keyboard at the same time to open the Run dialog box.

How do I find my JRE version?

Q: How can I tell if Java Runtime Environment is installed on my Windows machine?

  1. Open the command prompt. Follow the menu path Start > Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt.
  2. Type: java -version and press Enter on your keyboard.

How do I find my JRE path in Linux?

To determine whether you have found the actual location of the JRE or a symbolic link to it, use the “ls -l” for every location that you found that you think might be where the JRE is located: $ ls -l /usr/local/bin/java …

Is there an open JRE?

There is no separate JRE anymore, only the JDK which includes all JRE parts (e.g. the java binary). Also, do not use OracleJDK unless you intend to pay them money. OpenJDK is the new default.

Why doesn’t OpenOffice work with JRE?

My gut feeling is that the instructions on that link were for older versions and that there is some sort of incompatibility issue between the latest versions of OpenOffice and JRE. “OpenOffice requires a Java runtime environment (JRE) to perform this task. The selected JRE is defective.

Why can’t OpenOffice detect my Java version?

Even though you installed a version of Java, OpenOffice may not be able to detect it properly. In this case, you have to manually select it. Go to Tools, then to, and then select Java. From here, it will show you if any JRE is installed in the standard areas for this kind of installation.

How do I open a java file in OpenOffice?

After you install Java, in OpenOffice go to the menu Tools -> Options, expand the OpenOffice list and click Java. Select the Use a Java Runtime Environment box, wait for the list below to populate and click the round button next to the Java version you installed.

Is there a 64 bit version of Java for OpenOffice?

Is this still the case? Yes, OpenOffice needs a 32 bit version of Java. A 64 bit version can be present, it will not hurt anything. After you install Java, in OpenOffice go to the menu Tools -> Options, expand the OpenOffice list and click Java.