The latest version of the LibreOffice plugin for Zotero 3.0+ is **3.5.12** (tested up to LibreOffice * Install LibreOffice Plugin 3.5.12 https://download.zotero.org/integration/Zotero-LibreOffice-Plugin-3.5.12.xpi
(Firefox extension This software requires a Java Runtime Environment (JRE or Java Development Kit (JDK. You will generally be prompted to install a JRE automatically upon installation if necessary. Some Linux users may need to install the JRE included in their distribution. **Mac El Capitan/Sierra users:** It's currently necessary http://zotero.org/support/word_processor_plugin_troubleshooting#libreoffice_51_on_macos_1011no_response_from_plugin
word_processor_plugin_troubleshooting to install the JDK, not the JRE, and upgrade to LibreOffice 5.2 or late

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