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Create OOo Reports With Ease With Sun Report Builder

Oct 14, 2008, 14:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dmitri Popov)

"Once you have the database ready, open it in OpenOffice.org Base, switch to the Reports section, and click on the Create Report in Design View link. This opens the Report Designer window, which has three key components. The Report Controls toolbar contains buttons you can use to add fields, labels, graphics, and graphs to the report. The Properties pane to the right lets you specify the properties of the currently selected control. For example, if you select a field, you can use the Properties pane to specify the field's data source and properties such as size, position, and format."

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