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SearchOpenSource: OpenOffice 2.0 Base: Getting the Right Views

Dec 07, 2005, 06:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Solveig Haugland)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"A database of its own is one of the most-requested features for OpenOffice.org, and the development team came through with Base. So there's a solution built in to OpenOffice for those whose needs for storing and viewing data exceed recording everything in a spreadsheet. Most businesses or organizations of any size do require something more.

"You don't need to keep paying for your license to Microsoft Access. (OpenOffice.org 1.x did connect to Access and a host of other databases.) You don't need to mess with JDBC (unless you want to). And you don't need to learn a more complex open source database. You just choose File > New > Database. That's fairly simple..."

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