miércoles, 17 de julio de 2013

Libre Office 4.0 - Base Handbook

Managing Your Data

Who is this book for?
Anyone who wants to get up to speed quickly with LibreOffice Base will find this book valuable. You
may wish to first read Chapter 8, Getting Started with Base, in the Getting Started guide.

What's in this book?
This book introduces Base, the database component of LibreOffice. Base uses the HSQLDB
database engine to create database documents. It can access databases created by many
database programs, including Microsoft Access, MySQL, Oracle, and PostgreSQL. Base includes
additional functionality that allows you to create full data-driven applications.
This book introduces the features and functions of Base, using two example databases.

Creating a database
Creating reports using the Report Builder
  Accessing external databases
Creating and using tables in relational databases
Creating and using forms for data entry
Using queries to bring together data from different tables, calculate results where
necessary, and quickly filter a specific record from a mass of data
Linking databases to other documents and external forms, including use in mail merge
Filtering and searching data
Using macros to prevent input errors, simplify tasks, and improve usability of forms
Maintaining databases

Documentation for LibreOffice is available at http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation

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