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in series: OpenOffice Base

video tutorial by Dai, added 08/07

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This tutorial shows you how to create a database. A populated databse for learning can be had from the files section of the learners showmedo group.

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141. usuqacaword Thu, 02 Sep 2010 07:13

Thanks Dai for these videos, I've been tasked with crating the database for our company and they insist on using openoffice which I have never used before so your videos are going to be very worthwhile.

Thanks for doing them

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Small steps are good. Where do I find the next lesson?

The first part of the example showed an existing database named "calendar" which could have been opened. Why did OO not object when you named the new database "calendar" too? Shouldn't it make you choose a unique name?

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I would like to see a video on using Writer mail merge to make a list of mailing labels from a data file. It's a very confusing process.

Thanks ..... Richard Chabot

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Thanks for your time to do this video, go ahead with your work.

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Great work, the vedio teaching really helps. I'm just starting to learn OOo Base and this will be my first choice for tutorial.

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Clear and concise. good job.

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I've watching the introductory videos for Scribus, which I find very didactic and clearly exposed (the volumen is a little low, though). The experience of Dai and knowledge of the topics is obvious. I'm very grateful for all the efforts and time he has dedicated to recording these videos, and his willingness to share his expertise. This material has reduced considerably the time required to learn these topics. Once again, many thanks.

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A pleasant yet informative style helpful to a person with basic skills in using a database.

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117. Sat, 17 Apr 2010 09:02

This is very helpful in learning this open office base. Clear and concise in its presentation. Thank you and I highly recommend this tutorial to others.

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