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OpenOffice Tutorial: Start a new database using the toolbar

How-To: OpenOffice Tutorial: Start a new database using the toolbar
  1. You can create a new database using the toolbar.
  2. To do this, look for the new document icon and click here on the down-arrow beside it.
  3. A list of document types should appear.
  4. Look for the "Database" option and click on it once.
  5. The Database Wizard should open.
  6. To create a new database, click on the "Create a new database" option.
  7. Afterwards, click on "Next"
  8. Now, before saving the new database, you can choose to register it so that it can be seen as a data source. Just click on the option you want.
  9. Also, you have the choice if you want to open the database immediately for editing as well as to activate the table wizard after saving.
  10. Afterwards, click on finish.
  11. Now, the Save As window automatically appears.
  12. We must first save the database to start working on it. So pick the folder where you want the database to be placed.
  13. Afterwards, click on this field and type in the name you want for the database.
  14. Then, just click on "Save"
  15. Great! You're ready to start filling up your database.

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Start a new database using the toolbar

This screencast demonstrates how to start a new using the You learn:

  • How to find the New Document button.
  • How to access the Database
  • How to register the database within Openoffice.org as a data source.
  • How to save the database with a before opening it.
  • How to create a new database.

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