On 05/12/2013 11:38 AM, Thomas Becker wrote:
I can confirm that Base requires Java (specifically, JRE). I can
also confirm that Java is not installed with Base. You have to manually
install Java yourself from www.java.com and then install it. So, you can
do a default install of LibreOffice without having to worry about Java
being installed on your computer. (The LibreOffice Window's download
file does not contain the Java program.)
One point about installing LibreOffice on Windows. Every time you
install a new version of LibreOffice on Windows, you should first
uninstall the older version of LibreOffice. There have been problems
caused in the past because someone did not do this. For some reason,
Windows wants only one version of LibreOffice installed.
Il 12/05/2013 14.47, Dan Lewis ha scritto:
If you are using Windows as your operating system, do a custom
install. (The previous installation will not be remembered.)
Is there a particular reason why you do not want to install Base?
You could do the default install and not ever use Base. (I do not use
the Math component even though I have it installed.) If size of the
install is a problem, the custom install uses about 5 MiB less than the
default install. LibreOffice is a single integrated program with a core
section (most of the installation) and the individual components
(Writer, Calc, Base, Draw, Impress, etc.) which each add 5-10 MiB of
installed files. All of the components share the core section. They even
use some of the files from other components. For example, Base forms and
reports use Writer files to create or modify them. Impress uses Draw and
Writer functions .
Thanks for the replies, to you and Tom Davies.
Yes, I'm using Windows, version 8 Pro 64bit.
I prefer not to install Base, because I read that it requires Java,
and I don't trust much Java, since there seem to be a lot of security
Can you confirm that Base requires Java, which will be automatically
installed during LibreOffice's installation?
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