I need an installation switch to turn off the Java environment, which I find severely slows down LO, since many of my installs are on netbooks. I'd also like to turn on macro recording and the other option, but that's less important.
An easier way to make LO the default program for MSO files would be very helpful too.
hm these are both possible.
Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> Uncheck Use a java runtime environment
for macro recording:
Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> "Enable macro recording" - note that this is experimental and therefore in our advanced options
That's precisely what I'm trying to avoid, by way of an install switch.
ah my mistake. Confirmed and seems very helpful.
In order to limit the confusion between ProposedEasyHack and EasyHack and to make queries much easier we are changing ProposedEasyHack to NeedsDevEval.
Thank you and apologies for the noise
Migrating Whiteboard tags to Keywords: (needsDevEval)
Disabling Java *by default* is possible by creating a file named javasettings_Windows_X86_64.xml (or javasettings_Windows_X86.xml, ... whatever is appropriate for your OS) in <INSTDIR>/share/config as a post-deployment configuration. This would be used by default by user configurations, if they don't have such files in their <LO_USERPROFILE>/config (i.e., configuring manually by user overrides the setting).
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <java xmlns="http://openoffice.org/2004/java/framework/1.0" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
> <enabled xsi:nil="false">false</enabled>
See also https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/167622.
Thank you, Mike.