Name: [1922] Dai
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Create a Form [ID:336] (4/15)

in series: OpenOffice Base

video tutorial by Dai, added 08/07

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creating a form for inputing data into the database

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78. Ron Arredondo Sat, 16 Oct 2010 01:11


77. OpenOfficeAddict Thu, 14 Oct 2010 06:32

Great vid !


76. licuriciu Sat, 11 Sep 2010 02:06


75. Francesco Baconcini Sun, 22 Aug 2010 11:38

thank you!!!

good stuff

Good Job.

Thank you for taking the time to do this tutorial. Your pace is easy to follow.

71. Joe Tom Collins Mon, 19 Jul 2010 08:33

Very helpful. Need to wach it a few imes again.

70. Peter Lynch Thu, 15 Jul 2010 18:36

Very, very helpful! Thanks for doing these!

69. Maureen Howard Thu, 15 Jul 2010 18:27

It has been a big help.

68. Camden Courcier Thu, 24 Jun 2010 17:59

I'm an old procedural xBase programmer just investigating learning Java. Just watched a couple of the videos and am impressed.

67. Cat Faber Mon, 21 Jun 2010 10:09

I appreciate your videos about OpenOffice; it is much easier to see what to do from a video than from the OOo help function.

However it would be helpful to include more info about what things do--for example, you show how to add and change relationships but never explain why I might want them.

Also I often want to do thing that don't seem to be possible with the wizards. I'm sure design mode was included for good reason and it would be great to learn more about

Like it a lot

65. Allan Smulling Wed, 02 Jun 2010 18:44

Great video! Thank you for taking the time to make it. It really helped.

64. Ninan Joseph Sat, 22 May 2010 22:52

Very good and informative

63. Per Ljungberg Mon, 10 May 2010 14:15

Very useful video! Thank you. But where can I find next "chapter"?

62. Stuart Lee Mon, 03 May 2010 08:33

Good straight forward guide thanks

61. Bob Halsey Wed, 21 Apr 2010 08:46

I wish I had found this about two weeks ago. Would have saved some serious learning curve time from someone who knows nothing about databases.

60. Catherine Wed, 14 Apr 2010 05:26

Thank you... its very interesting. Someone like me whose does not want to read a long instruction or tutorials. its very convienient

59. ADRIAN KRAUSE Fri, 09 Apr 2010 00:46

This is slow and thorough, just like me.

I'll most likely have to watch this several times to get the full benefit.

Well Done!

#4 on creating forms is a good start.

Very nice presentation. Going to watch more as I am having issues with forms right now and appreciate any help I can get.

I think that this is not full information. I hoped to find that how to change the field name. For example, there has a field "Note" in your sample, but I don't want to name it just "Note", I want to name it "Note about exclusions". And it is more desirable the table's column in database be named by "Note", but not by "Note about exclusions".

I am learning

54. Glenn Metcalf Mon, 25 Jan 2010 19:29

Just getting started You are giving more examples than I need but when you get to a topic that troubles me I'm sure I'll appreciate the level of detail.

53. James Luscher Sat, 23 Jan 2010 10:40

I got stuck for a while in creating a relationship (previous video). I had 'Employee' (Varchar) that I wanted to link to Table 'Employee' (ID - integer - primary key [auto]) and it took me quite a bit of 'fooling around' before I realized the (obscure to me) error message in creating the relationship might be due to differing types... at least changing the first from Varchar to Integer is what 'fixed' the situation and let me create a relationship.

Obviously I'm a TOTAL 'newbie' at this.

Thanks for the great help. I would have quit without your assistance via video!

Hi Dai,

Thank you very much your video help resolve my issues with both the tables and the forms. Keep up the good work


51. John Smith Fri, 15 Jan 2010 07:19

Dai - good vids. Get yourself on the roster of DemandMedia, maybe you can get paid for your work.

50. John Wyllie Sun, 10 Jan 2010 07:26


Just trying to learn how to use forms.

I' like to ba able to collect data from a filled in/out/up form so the

customer enters the data doesn't have to print the form, fill it by biro, and post it by snail mail.

49. anonymous Sun, 13 Dec 2009 11:17

Great!! I 've been looking and searching for a form to make an invoice but really my own way. Nothing.. until I found you! Great to have it with a vid tut. Personnal, I learn better this way, very visual I suppose...

Anyway, thanks for the work you put into it. It is very appreciated.

Charlotte(older generation :) )

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