Is OpenOffice compatible with Mac OS Sierra? I had read that Sierra no longer 
includes JAVA and that means OpenOffice will not operate properly. Am I 

On Oct 15, 2016, at 1:13 PM, Andrea Pescetti <> wrote:

James Plante wrote:
> The problem you encountered was with Gatekeeper. It prevents you from running 
> software obtained from sources that Apple doesn’t know about, hence they’re 
> judged to be untrustworthy.
> So to get AOO to launch, open System Preferences, and select Security & 
> Privacy. Under the General tab, you’ll see in the bottom half of the window 
> “Allow apps downloaded from:” with the choices being “App Store” and “App 
> Store and identified developers.”
> Underneath that choice, you should see a notice to the effect that Gatekeeper 
> blocked AOO from opening, and gives you a button labeled “Open Anyway.”
> But before you can click that button, go to the lower left corner and click 
> the little lock icon, then enter your administrator’s password. You can now 
> make changes to the system. Click the “Open Anyway” button. AOO will launch.

Is this better or more current than what we have now in the OpenOffice 4.1.3 
Release Notes? Our instructions have been the same for a few years, and if the 
new Mac OS X Sierra adopted another approach they might need some updates.


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