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OpenOffice Tutorial: Delete a field in a table

How-To: OpenOffice Tutorial: Delete a field in a table
  1. To delete a field within a table, first make sure that you are in the tables view by clicking on the "Tables" icon here.
  2. Good. You should see the list of available tables here.
  3. Now, move your mouse over the table you want to edit and right-click on it once.
  4. The context menu should open. Look for the "Edit" option and then click on it once.
  5. The design view should open.
  6. Now, look for the field you want to delete and click once on its field name here.
  7. You should see that a right arrow appears on the box, left of the field name. This indicates that this field has been selected.
  8. Right click over this to bring up a context menu.
  9. To delete the selected field, click on the option "Delete" here.
  10. Great! The field has been deleted.
  11. Save the changes we made to this table by clicking on this diskette icon..
  12. Now, move your mouse over this "X" icon to close the table design view.
  13. Now, let's just check if the field has been deleted. Just move your mouse over the table's name here and double click on it.
  14. As you can see the field "Date of Birth" is no longer here.
  15. Congratulations! You have learned how to delete a field within a table.

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Delete a field in a table

This screencast demonstrates how to delete a in a table. You learn:

  • How to go to the design view of a s
  • How to delete an existing field.
  • How to save the changes in the table.

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