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OpenOffice Tutorial: Open a Database from Windows Explorer with files shown as tiles

How-To: OpenOffice Tutorial: Open a Database from Windows Explorer with files shown as tiles
  1. This screencast demonstrates how to open databases using Windows Explorer with its view options set to show files as tiles.
  2. With this view option enabled, you should see the different files represented as tiles. Each file should have its icon, file name, type and size indicated like this.
  3. OpenDocument databases like this one, should typically have a Base icon. To open the database, simply double-click on its tile.
  4. Great! OpenOffice.org Base should open along with the database you selected. Note that with OpenOffice installed, this happens because Base is the default program that opens OpenDocument databases.
  5. Congratulations! You have learned how to open databases using Windows Explorer that is set to view file as tiles.

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Open a Database from Windows Explorer with files shown as tiles

This screencast demonstrates how to open using OpenOffice.org from Windows Explorer with files shown as You learn:

  • How files look like with the view set to show as tiles.
  • How to open databases in Base from Windows Explorer.

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