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SearchOpenSource: How to Use OpenOffice 2.0's Database Tool

Dec 06, 2005, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Solveig Haugland)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"The built-in database tool in OpenOffice.org 2.0 is one of the most eagerly-awaited features in the new release. I know a lot of people were also eagerly awaiting the ability to convert Excel macros to OpenOffice.org macros but, unfortunately, those people are still waiting. Right now, let's take a tour of the database tool.

"I'm not a lifetime database devotee, but I do know my way around the different data types--string, integer, etc.--and used to be the tech report writer for Great Plains Dynamics. I've also been known to discuss CLOBS and BLOBS; though, never in mixed company..."

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