LibreOffice Base Guide

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To this edition

Pulkit Krishna Dan Lewis Jean Hollis Weber
Alain Romedenne Jean-Pierre Ledure Randolph GAMO

To previous editions

Jochen Schiffers Robert Großkopf Jost Lange
Martin Fox Hazel Russman Jean Hollis Weber
Dan Lewis Peter Schofield Steve Schwettman
Andrew Pitonyak


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Publication date and software version

Published June 2020. Based on LibreOffice 6.2.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Introduction to Base

Chapter 2 Creating a Database

Chapter 3 Tables

Chapter 4 Forms

Chapter 5 Queries

Chapter 6 Reports

Chapter 7 Linking to Databases

Chapter 8 Database Tasks

Chapter 9 Macros

Chapter 10 Database Maintenance

Appendix A

Appendix B