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This page is hosted by the OOo Database Docu Coordinator, who are members of the OOo Database QA Team. You can find here links to Base documentation ordered by languages and topics. Feel free to add missing documents to this list.

This documentation describes basic functinality about Apache- /Libre- /Star- Office Base which doesn't change.

Resources related to OpenOffice.org Base:

English

The following links are in English.

Manuals

General

  • Base
Database
Description of the features of OpenOffice.org Base (short overview), Documentation resources and official sites
  • OpenOffice.org User Guides (Getting Started with Base)
Getting Started with Base - PDF
or Getting Started with Base wiki version
Learn how to create a database, queries, forms and reports and connect to and use other data sources within OOo-Base.
  • Base Guide
Base Guide Planning
Base Guide Outline Proposal from OOoAuthors
  • Mid Level Base Tutorial
Mid Level Base Tutorial
Initial Authors: Mariano Casanova, Andrew 'Drew' Jensen
  • Beginners - Example Database - Base Tutorial
Example
Initial author: Andrew 'Drew' Jensen
This tutorial covers creating a first database using OOoBase. It is intended for those that have not used Base before or those that have never used any database manager.
  • Base and Macros
Pitonyak's document
Initial author: Andrew Pitonyak
This documentation focuses on operating a database with the help of OpenOffice.org Macros.
  • Database: "ooBase", aka "Base"- From getting started to more advanced
Tutorials and "How to"s... 45 from one author at Sheepdogguides.com
Initial author: TK Boyd
Both specific tasks and fundamental skills are explained.
A section introducing the use of macros added 5/09.
  • Bringing data into OpenOffice 2.0's database
Database
Initial author: Solveig Haugland
Screenshot guided tutorial on how to import data into Openoffice.org Base.
  • New Features in 3.1
New Features
Initial author: Reizinger Zoltán
Compiled from mailing list
  • New Features in 3.2
New Features
Initial author: Reizinger Zoltán
Compiled from mailing list
  • New Features in 3.3
New Features
Initial author: Reizinger Zoltán
Compiled from mailing list
  • New Features in 3.4
New Features
Initial author: Reizinger Zoltán
Compiled from mailing list

Tables

Queries

Reports

description followed
  • Sun Report Builder (Reference)
Reference
description follow
  • Sun Report Builder Documentation
Documentation
Basic Features
  • Functions in Reports
Functions and Expressions
description followed
  • Functions in Reports
SUN Report Builder/Functions
description followed

Developer

  • Working basis to make the user guide better
Getting_Started/Getting_Started_with_Base
description followed
  • Using Macros in Database Files
Macros_in_Database_Documents
'Specification to develope this functionality

FAQ

  • FAQ (Base)
FAQ_(Base)
  • Common tasks
Common_tasks
Initial author: Andrew 'Drew' Jensen
Many good questions, no answers.

Misc

  • HSQLDB Tips and Tricks
Tips_and_Tricks
description followed

Connecting

  • Base New Driver Tutorial
Base_New_Driver_Tutorial
Initial author: Robert Vojta
This small How-To contains a simple step-by-step introduction on how to put your driver inside the connectivity module. The second part of this document covers differences between a driver in connectivity module and a driver in an UNO package.
  • Better Database Drivers
BetterDatabaseDrivers
Initial author:Eric Bischoff
Some ideas for a better and simpler infrastructure for database drivers
  • Connecting to Microsoft Access
Connecting_to_Microsoft_Access
Initial author: Regina Henschel
These article describes how to connect to a Microsoft Access database file, if you use a MS Windows operating system.
  • OpenOffice.org Base - Database Drivers
http://dba.openoffice.org/drivers/
  • Connecting with MySQL
Connect_MySQLandBase
  • An overview page
Native PostgreSQL Driver
http://dba.openoffice.org/drivers/postgresql/index.html
  • SQL-lite Driver
http://dba.openoffice.org/drivers/sqlite/index.html
  • mdb-sdbc-driver-0.1.0
http://dba.openoffice.org/drivers/mdb/index.html
Initial author: Wind Li (yl146652 [at] openoffice [dot] org)
It is a try to connect a Linux system to MS Access. There is no further development.
  • A working page
MDB_Driver_Integration
  • MSA-Base Faq
MSA-Base_Faq
  • Firebird driver update for OO.org
Jaybird OpenOffice.org Base support
  • Using csv/text files as editable data source.
OOo users forum Tutorial

Examples

General

  • Base Example (Overview)
Initial author: Frank Schönheit
  • Standard Distributed Schema
Standard_Distributed_Schema

Concrete Examples

  • A club membership database
A_club_membership_database
Initial author: Andrew 'Drew' Jensen
Description of creating an example database
  • OpenOffice.org API - Code snippets
http://codesnippets.services.openoffice.org/Database/index.xml
Useful code snippets solving frequently asked questions.
  • Base Example
Help_Files
  • Three table example, with supporting essay- Project management
Link to essay, which has link to download a small database
The database illustrates techniques explained in the essay. It is provided as an illustration, not for the data it contains.
  • Base Example
File:DerbyToursDB.odb

Misc

Initial author: Andrew 'Drew' Jensen
Starting Point for all kind of OOo Database Questions

Testing

  • Main Point of OOo Database Testing
OOo Database QA Team Site
Initial Author: User:Clu Christoph Lukasiak
  • Main Starter Document for QA Newbies
OOo QA How to Start Document
Initial Author: User:Wg Wolfram Garten
Connecting OpenOffice.org To A Remote MySQL Database] (event. 1.x)

French

The following Links are showing French documents. If someone translate them we can show here the corresponding links.

German

The following Links are showing German documents. If someone translate them we can show here the correponding links.

  • End user documentation
http://www.ooowiki.de/KategorieBase

Portugese

The following Links are showing Portugese documents. If someone translate them we can show here the correponding links.

http://broffice.org/files/Introdu%C3%A7%C3%A3o_ao%20BrOffice.org_Base_2.0.x.odt

Español

El siguiente Links esta escrito en español.

http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/ES/Database

Copyright

OOo Database Development
OOo Database QA
OOo General Database Info


Initial author : Mechtilde Stehmann 24 September 2007
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