OpenOffice.org2.0 database application
Lorenzo E. Danielsson
lorenzo at aponkye.com
Wed Feb 23 04:57:26 CST 2005
But, but, but.. I have OpenOffice.org Base. I think some of you just
didn't install it (since all components in OOo 2 are separate).
On Wed, 2005-02-23 at 10:48 +0000, Thomas Beckett wrote:
>On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 10:23:30 +0000, Juan Jesús Ojeda Croissier
><juanjesus.ojeda at hispalinux.es> wrote:
>> Mensaje citado por Teófilo Ruiz Suárez <teo at debian.org>:
>> > Hi all.
>> Hi Teo ;)
>> > I've been playing with the OOo 2.0 packaging in Hoary and, as far as I could
>> > look, I've not found the database application.
>> Well, I guess those guys from OOO didn't put it as separate app, like the rest.
>> I mean, differents bins and differents packages. 'cause if you go to the "Tools
>> -> Options..." you can see the OpenOffice.org Base, and there the differents
>> databases and connections.
>> And after you've in "View -> Data Sources" (or F4) the Databases with the
>> "queries", "forms" and so on. And I guess (like always, 'cause it's crashing
>> all the time to me) at "Edit -> Exchange Database..." have something to say
>> about the topic...
>> Anyway, that's still weird and not very clear enough. At least, for me. Or maybe
>> I'm wrong and there is another package with this stuff. I don't know....
>> Juanje Ojeda Croissier (aka Kakutsi)
>> ubuntu-devel mailing list
>> ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
>Well before OOo2 was in ubuntus repositories I built it myself by
>converting the RPMs from the site. They installed fine(ish) and
>OpenOffice.Org Base was there as a standalone launcher. I think that
>Celso migh be right in that it is not there as it uses Java. If you
>lauch it yourself from Writer - I imageine it will work if you have
>installed java yourself and fail if you have not. who packages OOo2?
>The database app really needs to work for the final version as it will
>be one of the major highlight features of OOo2, people will see that
>it doesnt work in ubuntu and simply go elsewhere.... that said - I
>understand the limitations as to the licencing of java.. tricky one
>Q: How many freudians does it take to change a lightbulb?
>A: Two - one to change the bulb - the other to hold the penis...
>.... I mean ladder!!!
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