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No "Connect Directly" option in Base set-up wizard? [closed]

asked 2012-06-10 07:09:41 +0200

retcynm gravatar image

updated 2015-10-16 22:02:51 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I have downloaded the latest LO to both my Mac and my pc, and am attempting to connect them to a MySQL db on my remote server. In step 1 of the wizard I click the "Connect to an existing database" button, and in the drop down I select "MySQL", and then click "Next". In step 2 I am then offered 2 options, to connect with either ODBC or JDBC. I have seen screen shots showing the presence of a third option, "Connect directly" but this 3rd option doesn't appear on either my Mac or PC. Any idea what I need to do to enable that option?

Thanks!

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answered 2012-06-25 22:25:35 +0200

Willynux gravatar image

You should download the MySQL extension from OpenOffice here: http://extensions.openoffice.org/en/project/mysql_connector

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