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SearchOpenSource: OpenOffice 2.0 Tips: Creating Database Forms

Dec 14, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Solveig Haugland)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"Rather than having a shallow affair with OpenOffice 2.0, we can use it to get a little more intimate with the data. We can even badger it into forming relations. Why force your database tables into a marriage with OpenOffice? Because, as with human relations, life--and data--are pretty meaningless without tight connections.

"This tip on creating forms is part of a series I'm writing on OpenOffice.org 2.0 Base. So far, I've discussed making a plain database from scratch, creating tables, entering data using the table editor and a simple form and creating a view of a table or tables..."

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