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The ODF Authors are working on a DB guide, I do not know the current state of it, have you looked for it (or at it)?

These may also be of interest:

This document mentions transactions in passing

I do not remember if I discuss transactions at all in AndrewBase.odt

On 07/18/2013 04:05 PM, Don Parris wrote:
Hi all,

I have a 4-table DB in PostgreSQL to which I connect using LibreOffice
Base.  I have a form with 2 subforms in place that allows me to:
Select an existing entity (from the ENTITY table)
Add a new financial transaction (to the TRANSREC table)
Add new line items for each transaction (to the TRANSDETAILS table).

I would like to take advantage of PostGRESQL's underlying transaction
(start, rollback, commit, etc.) to ensure that a given transaction and its
line items are entered as one single transaction.  I just don't know how to
implement that using Base as a front-end.

Maybe I really need something like macros and BASIC or Python to make such
a thing work?  If anyone knows a good tutorial on this subject, I can
certainly read - just haven't really found anything yet.


Andrew Pitonyak
My Macro Document:

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