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You can use the {{OOo}} Extension Manager to add, remove, disable, enable, and export {{OOo}} extensions. For example, you can use the Extension Manager to add or remove the following types of extensions:
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You can use the {{OOo}} Extension Manager to add, remove, disable, enable, or export {{OOo}} extensions. For example, you can use the Extension Manager to add or remove the following types of extensions:
 
* Configuration Data
 
* Configuration Data
 
* Configuration Libraries
 
* Configuration Libraries
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* Universal Network Objects (UNO) components<br>These components represent compiled software packages. UNO is the interface-based component model for {{OOo}}. For more information on this model, go to the [http://udk.openoffice.org UNO Development Kit project web site].
 
* Universal Network Objects (UNO) components<br>These components represent compiled software packages. UNO is the interface-based component model for {{OOo}}. For more information on this model, go to the [http://udk.openoffice.org UNO Development Kit project web site].
  
{{Documentation/Note|You cannot manage XSLT filters, language modules, or palettes with the Extension Manager.}}
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{{Note|You cannot manage XSLT filters, language modules, or palettes with the Extension Manager.}}
  
 
You can manage extensions from a dialog box or from the command-line.
 
You can manage extensions from a dialog box or from the command-line.
  
==Using the Extension Manager Dialog Box==
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Extensions can be installed so they are available to either the current user (single user installation), or to all users (shared user installation).
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== Single user install ==
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To install an extension for the current user, open the Extension Manager dialog box from the '''Tools''' menu in any {{OOo}} program and install the extension.  The extension will be installed and be immediately available to the current user.  The extension will not be available to other users on this computer.
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== Shared user install ==
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To install an extension for all users (shared user installation), you must install the extension as root or Administrator.  You can do this from the command line (recommended), or from the OpenOffice.org Extension manager.
  
Extensions can be installed so that they are available to only the current user (single user installation), or to9 all users (shared user installation)Before you start installing an extension.
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=== Using the Extension manager===
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To install an extension for all users on a single machine, you can use the OpenOffice.org Extension managerYou must be running OpenOffice.org as root or Administrator.
  
To install an extension that will be used by only the current user, open the Extension Manager dialog box from the '''Tools''' menu in any {{OOo}} program and install the extension.  The extension will be installed and be immediately available to the current user.  The extension will not be available to other users on that computer.
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Open the Extension Manager dialog box from the '''Tools''' menu in any {{OOo}} program and install the extension.  You will be asked "For whom do you want to install the extension?"Select '''For all users''' and complete the install. The extension will be installed and be immediately available to all users.
  
To install an extension that can be used by all users, you must install the extension with root or Administrator privileges.  Open the Extension Manager dialog box from the command line, or use the <tt>unopkg --shared</tt> command-line syntax.
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===Using the command line===
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To install an extension for all users, you can use the <tt>unopkg add --shared</tt> command-line application.  You must have root or Administrator privileges.
  
=== To Add an Extension for All Users ===
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==== To Add an Extension for All Users ====
  
 
# Become root.
 
# Become root.
#* In UNIX and Linux, open a terminal window, and type <tt>su</tt>.
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#* In UNIX, Linux and OSX, open a terminal window, type <tt>su</tt> and enter your root user password.
#* In Windows, open a command prompt.
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#* In Windows XP, open a command prompt.
#* In Windows Vista, right-click the icon for the command prompt and select Start as Administrator.
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#* In Windows Vista and Windows 7, right-click the icon for the Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
 
# Change to the <tt>''install-dir''/program</tt> directory.
 
# Change to the <tt>''install-dir''/program</tt> directory.
# Type <tt>unopkg gui</tt>.<br>The Extension Manager dialog box appears.
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# Type <tt>unopkg add --shared ''package-name''</tt>.
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## Select the extension category to which you want to add the extension.
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## Click the '''Add''' button.
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## Locate the extension that you want to add, and then click '''OK'''.
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# In OpenOffice.org 3.x:
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## Click the '''Add''' button.
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## Locate the extension that you want to add, and then click '''OK'''.
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===To Remove an Extension for All Users ===
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====To Remove an Extension for All Users ====
  
 
# Become root.
 
# Become root.
#* In UNIX and Linux, open a terminal window, and type <tt>su</tt>.
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#* In UNIX, Linux,and OSX, open a terminal window, and type <tt>su</tt>.
#* In Windows, open a command prompt.  
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#* In Windows XP, open a command prompt.  
#* In Windows Vista, right-click on the icon for the command prompt and select Start as Administrator.
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#* In Windows Vista and Windows 7, right-click on the icon for the Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
 
# Change to the <tt>''install-dir''/program</tt> directory.
 
# Change to the <tt>''install-dir''/program</tt> directory.
# Type <tt>unopkg gui</tt>. <br>The Extension Manager dialog box appears.
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# Type <tt>unopkg remove ''package-name''</tt>.
# In the list of extensions, select the extension that you want to remove.
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# Click the '''Remove''' button.
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==Using the <tt>unopkg</tt> Command to Manage Extensions==
 
==Using the <tt>unopkg</tt> Command to Manage Extensions==
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You can manage packages from the command line. The syntax for the <tt>unopkg</tt> command is:
 
You can manage packages from the command line. The syntax for the <tt>unopkg</tt> command is:
  
  unopkg add {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared}  
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  unopkg add {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared} extension-path
        extension-path | remove {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared}
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        remove {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared} extension-name
        extension-name | list {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared}  
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        list {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared} extension-name
        extension-name | reinstall {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared} | gui | -V | -h
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        reinstall {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared}
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        gui
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        -V
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        -h
  
 
;<tt>add</tt>:Adds extensions to an {{OOo}} installation.
 
;<tt>add</tt>:Adds extensions to an {{OOo}} installation.
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;<tt>--shared</tt>:Expert feature: operate on shared installation deployment context; run only when no concurrent processes are running
 
;<tt>--shared</tt>:Expert feature: operate on shared installation deployment context; run only when no concurrent processes are running
  
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You can use the Apache OpenOffice Extension Manager to add, remove, disable, enable, or export Apache OpenOffice extensions. For example, you can use the Extension Manager to add or remove the following types of extensions:

  • Configuration Data
  • Configuration Libraries
  • Extensions
  • Universal Network Objects (UNO) components
    These components represent compiled software packages. UNO is the interface-based component model for Apache OpenOffice. For more information on this model, go to the UNO Development Kit project web site.
Documentation note.png You cannot manage XSLT filters, language modules, or palettes with the Extension Manager.

You can manage extensions from a dialog box or from the command-line.

Extensions can be installed so they are available to either the current user (single user installation), or to all users (shared user installation).

Single user install

To install an extension for the current user, open the Extension Manager dialog box from the Tools menu in any Apache OpenOffice program and install the extension. The extension will be installed and be immediately available to the current user. The extension will not be available to other users on this computer.

Shared user install

To install an extension for all users (shared user installation), you must install the extension as root or Administrator. You can do this from the command line (recommended), or from the OpenOffice.org Extension manager.

Using the Extension manager

To install an extension for all users on a single machine, you can use the OpenOffice.org Extension manager. You must be running OpenOffice.org as root or Administrator.

Open the Extension Manager dialog box from the Tools menu in any Apache OpenOffice program and install the extension. You will be asked "For whom do you want to install the extension?". Select For all users and complete the install. The extension will be installed and be immediately available to all users.

Using the command line

To install an extension for all users, you can use the unopkg add --shared command-line application. You must have root or Administrator privileges.

To Add an Extension for All Users

  1. Become root.
    • In UNIX, Linux and OSX, open a terminal window, type su and enter your root user password.
    • In Windows XP, open a command prompt.
    • In Windows Vista and Windows 7, right-click the icon for the Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
  2. Change to the install-dir/program directory.
  3. Type unopkg add --shared package-name.

To Remove an Extension for All Users

  1. Become root.
    • In UNIX, Linux,and OSX, open a terminal window, and type su.
    • In Windows XP, open a command prompt.
    • In Windows Vista and Windows 7, right-click on the icon for the Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
  2. Change to the install-dir/program directory.
  3. Type unopkg remove package-name.

Using the unopkg Command to Manage Extensions

You can manage packages from the command line. The syntax for the unopkg command is:

unopkg add {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared} extension-path
       remove {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared} extension-name
       list {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared} extension-name
       reinstall {-v, -f, --log-file, --shared}
       gui
       -V
       -h
add
Adds extensions to an Apache OpenOffice installation.
remove
Removes extensions from an Apache OpenOffice installation.
list
Displays information about the deployed extensions.
reinstall
Reinstalls the deployed extensions.
gui
Opens the Extension Manager dialog box.
–V, – –version
Displays the version information for the unopkg command.
–h, – –help
Displays the help for the unopkg command.
-v, --verbose
Runs the command in verbose mode.
-f, --force
Overwrites existing extensions that have the same names.
--log-file filename
Creates a log file. The default file name path for the log file is cache-dir/log.txt
--shared
Expert feature: operate on shared installation deployment context; run only when no concurrent processes are running
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