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asked 2016-08-30 22:39:26 +0100

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On my Dell 1545 Laptop I have an installation of Ubuntu 16.04 32 bit. LibreOffice is also installed and there is an instance of LibreOffice and base iis a part of this installation. I was trying to do some programming and checked the page for the IDE and all of the controls for it are grayed out. Not

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It looks like I did not finish my initial question. I am using the home version and I don't know if that is related. I've wondered if the home

snurd1 gravatar imagesnurd1 ( 2016-08-30 22:51:19 +0100 )edit

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answered 2016-08-30 22:54:50 +0100

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updated 2016-08-31 02:35:20 +0100

Based upon information given, you need to install Java JRE (32-bit) and make sure it is selected in Tools->Options->LibreOffice->Advanced with Use a Java run time environment checked.


By "...checked the page for the IDE and all of the controls for it are grayed out." if you meant in Tools->Customize->LibreOffice->Basic IDE Options then under Advanced check Enable experimental features (may be unstable). This will enable the Basic IDE Options.

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You must restart LO (close ALL open docs) before you see the options available.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2016-08-31 02:38:43 +0100 )edit
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