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SearchOpenSource: How to Get Reports on OpenOffice 2.0 Base, Part One

Feb 23, 2006, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Solveig Haugland)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"With databases, it's important not just to put things in correctly, but to get them out correctly. You can slam data into your database all day long, but if you can't eventually print it out for your employees, your accountant, or that nice man from the IRS, you're not playing with a full database.

"Luckily, the new database tool in OpenOffice.org 2.0, called Base, makes it put data in and get it out correctly. Base has a reporting tool with a built-in wizard. This means you can print out any data you want, from any single table, query, or view..."

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