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Form Design [ID:1381] (15/15)

in series: OpenOffice Base

video tutorial by Dai, added 04/09

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How to create a form in OpenOffice Writer. In this tutorial we will be using check boxes, group boxes, labels, and text boxes,to create a simple form.

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35. sliterhdv Sat, 14 Aug 2010 06:36

Very helpful an clear presentation. I liked especially your clear English which is important for us who do not speak English as native language.

34. watch sky sports live free Sat, 17 Jul 2010 02:03

thank you very much for this very useful tutorial.

From your friends here in the Philippines.

Thanks a lot very useful. I was watching Nº 15, form design...Thanks again Dai..!

32. DarrellOl Sat, 29 May 2010 14:22

very very useful

31. mbt shoes geneva Tue, 27 Apr 2010 10:52

demo using list box and check box in form design, makes more sense to me now that I saw this demo. I will need to play this demo again with audio working. Video/demo is clearer than reading the how to.

30. Bogner Winter Windschirm 3173-4676 Innenfutter aus 100% Polyester Sun, 18 Apr 2010 22:17

Glad I found this site/

I did all 15 lessons and feeling much more confident now to do databases. I made an approach to base a while ago and it felt so tedious, but after this course I'm even feeling relaxed! Thanks Dai for your great work!

28. jasa SEO, Backlink, Blogwalking murah Sun, 21 Mar 2010 11:46

Thanks for sharing.

I've seeing the 15 videos and have been very useful for me. Thanks again and gretings from Spain.


27. Bogner Anti-pilling Tragbar Franca Rose Drucken 1152-4031 Sun, 28 Feb 2010 09:47

I had to save this video in orderr to overcome a slow connection speed.

I am in the process of migrating a number of my MS access projects to linux, and I really needed a database that works in that platform. I do not want to continue feeding redmond. So I am working on this side of the farm to find out things.

26. marinir seo Sat, 16 Jan 2010 11:43

Exc. good

25. marinir seo Thu, 07 Jan 2010 02:57

Hi Dai,

Excellent tutorials. You have enhanced my experience of OO further. I've been looking at prototyping databases with base, and this has saved a great deal of time for me.

Cheers, and Many thanks.

24. anonymous Mon, 04 Jan 2010 05:11

That's certainly shed a lot of light onto a poorly documented product. Many thanks.

Is it possible to enter a key field from another table and have the description of that field automatically displayed on the main entry form?

23. anonymous Mon, 30 Nov 2009 14:53


22. anonymous Sun, 22 Nov 2009 16:06

Hi Dai,

Thanks for yours tutorials....very use full.

I "drank" your 15 BASE's videos at glance!




21. anonymous Tue, 17 Nov 2009 13:14



20. anonymous Tue, 17 Nov 2009 11:06

thanks for your help

19. anonymous Tue, 17 Nov 2009 11:05

thanks for your help

18. anonymous Wed, 04 Nov 2009 21:41

Thank you! It is nice to see an example in action.

17. anonymous Tue, 03 Nov 2009 09:11

Great videos.

Now I have my forms, queries and reports done,

what do I have to do to release them to my users?

They don't need to make changes the forms etc.

and I want them to have direct access to the forms

without starting the openoffice program. Thanks.

16. anonymous Sun, 25 Oct 2009 20:10

BUT, but, but what does the form do? Is the form saved to a table? What table?? sent by email? converted to HTML for a web site?

15. anonymous Fri, 11 Sep 2009 20:23

Hi Dai,

Your Open Office DBase tutorials are fantastic. I was really struggling untill I found them.

Thanks a million.




14. anonymous Fri, 11 Sep 2009 06:08

Thanks for the informative tutorial.

Could you please make a tutorial n how to make all the fields in a form change based on a combo box selection

13. anonymous Sat, 29 Aug 2009 11:20

great info,

am looking to make a data base on a web site have you done that yet? if so please e mail me nigel at teach-myself dot com. thanks.

12. anonymous Wed, 12 Aug 2009 23:37

A pretty good (best I've seen so far) introduction to Base. My prior attempts had me asleep before getting through table design. I was a decent command line database crater and user but the logic of Access and Base had stymied me. I think I understand it well enough to get started.

11. anonymous Sat, 01 Aug 2009 23:48

Realy like it with mistakes and all is a little more human

Thank you for taking the time to do this ,

Forms is my big thing to learn and pdf .

create pdf that can be filled in by a client and sent back?

Keep it up


10. anonymous Sat, 25 Jul 2009 05:44

thanks, very good programme

9. anonymous Tue, 21 Jul 2009 19:07

Very enlightening video!! My next step will be to see if I can take the "form" and transfer the information to either a Base or Calc file automatically.

I have always enjoyed each of your videos. Thank You.

8. anonymous Tue, 14 Jul 2009 08:54

great job!

it helped me a lot to understand ooBase

Hope you continue with great tutorials


7. anonymous Tue, 30 Jun 2009 18:19

Thank you, its great.

Thank you so much for all the tutorials you've shared to us. Hope you will not keep on sharing your knowledge for the less fortunate especially for the newbies like me. Kudos to you and wish you more POWER.

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