Libre Office 4.0 The document foundation Base handbook managing your data
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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. 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 databaseAccessing external databasesCreating and using tables in relational databasesCreating and using forms for data entryUsing queries to bring together data from different tables, calculate results wherenecessary, and quickly filter a specific record from a mass of dataCreating reports using the Report BuilderLinking databases to other documents and external forms, including use in mail mergeFiltering and searching dataUsing macros to prevent input errors, simplify tasks, and improve usability of formsMaintaining databases.
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