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Installation Guide for the Office Scripting Framework


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The table below shows the JDK and memory requirements for running the Office Scripting Framework.

UserIDEJDK requiredMemory required
Script User-1.3256MB
Script DeveloperNetBeans 3.41.3512MB

Downloading the Scripting Framework

The Scripting Framework is available for download in the form of a Jar file which can be obtained from here. The contents of the Jar file are as follows: Top

Installing the Scripting Framework

Before you begin installation, you need to ensure all Office processes have terminated and on Windows and Linux, that the QuickStarter has been closed.

Note: Before installing an updated version of the Scripting Framework, the previous version should be removed. (See the Guide for Uninstalling)

To install the Scripting Framework:

This will start the installer GUI, which you can use to select the Office installation to which you want to install the Scripting Framework. The framework is installed in the <Office Installation>/user/uno_packages directory of the Office installation you choose. If the installer detects an installation of either NetBeans 3.4 you will be asked whether you wish to install the IDE Add-ins. These add-ins provide support for developing and deploying Office Scripts.

Note: If you do not wish to use the GUI you can install the Scripting Framework and the IDE Add-in via the command line using the command:

java -jar SFrameworkInstall.jar -office <Office Installation> -netbeans <NetBeans Installation>

Note: The installer detects IDE installations by looking for session related files in the home directory of the user running the install, so in order for your IDE to be detected you will need to have run it at least once.


Last Modified: Tue Mar 12 11:40:28 GMT 2003

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