Open documents as a tab in the tab bar?

Is it possible to open documents as a tab in the tab bar by default, rather than a new floating window?
i’m using OOv5.0.2

This is controlled by the OS but located in a odd spot.
Go to System Preferences > Dock and locate the “Prefer tabs when opening documents” setting and set that to “Always”.

Thanks DerekM, that’s good to know, thanks for sharing.

That did not work for me. After making that change, a document still opens in preview.

Sorry to hear that isn’t working for you. What do you mean by “opens in preview”? And how are you opening the file?