Bug 114240 - LOCALHELP: Document the new ExtensionSecurity feature
Summary: LOCALHELP: Document the new ExtensionSecurity feature
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
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(earliest affected)
unspecified
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Whiteboard: target:7.2.0
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Blocks: HelpGaps-NewFeatures
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Reported: 2017-12-04 12:48 UTC by Muhammet Kara
Modified: 2021-04-25 20:24 UTC (History)
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Description Muhammet Kara 2017-12-04 12:48:06 UTC
From the 6.0 release notes:
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Now extension installation and removal via the Extension Manager dialog (Tools ▸ Extension Manager...) can be dynamically enabled/disabled from the expert configurations (Tools ▸ Options ▸ Advanced ▸ Open Expert Configurations). tdf#36019 (Muhammet Kara, Pardus; Heiko Tietze)

 * This also affects the installation by double-clicking the extension file in the file manager, but doesn't affect the unopkg commands.
 * When ExtensionSecurity::DisableExtensionRemoval is set in expert configurations, context menu entry of 'remove' for installed extensions is also disabled along with the "Remove" button on the dialog.
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These keys have a 'false' value as default:
DisableExtensionInstallation
DisableExtensionRemoval

After setting them to 'true', an application restart might be needed to make it fully effective.
Comment 1 Commit Notification 2021-04-25 20:17:52 UTC
Olivier Hallot committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "master":

https://git.libreoffice.org/help/commit/6d5b34965b64ed96fb560bdca85dc64088c7f970

tdf#114240 Add note on extension security