On 02/06/14 00:59, Jean-Francois Nifenecker wrote:
Le 06/02/2014 05:50, Mark LaPierre a écrit :
I have HSQLDB installed here:
I want the Base front end here:
On the LibreOffice Database Wizard:
1. Select Database
I select the radio button: [Connect to an existing database]
I select [JDBC] in the section box and then click [Next>>]
2. Set up JDBC connection
I fill in [data source URL]: jdbc:[../back/hsqldb/lib/hsqldb.jar]
What do I put in the [JDBC driver class] box?
The HSQLDB documentation suggests that there is a JDBC driver in the
hsqldb.jar file but that doesn't work.
I assume that the HSQLDB package contains a driver.jar somewhere. What
should I put in for the JDBC driver class path?
(some terms below freely translated from my FR environment)
-- data source (URL)
hsqldb:file:<path to the
In <path to the .odb> above do not specify the .odb extension.
Sset the defaults above as you prefer; these work for me.
-- JDBC driver class
-- A question: did you set the class path and configuration for Java?
If not, go to Tools/Options, LibreOffice / Java.
Check that "Use a Java setup" is checked, then add the Java environment
setup on the PC.
Once this is set, click Class path
In the new dialog:
(1) Add an archive
Point to the hsqldb.jar on your PC (mine is C:\Program
(2) Add a file
Point to the above \lib subdir
You should be up and running.
I just now noticed that you have "hsqldb:file:<path to the.odb>" in the
Datasource URL area. How is a Base, i.e. .odb, file used as the data
source when the data is stored in a standalone HSQLDB database? The
data is not stored in an .odb file but rather is managed by the
standalone HSQLDB database.
Perhaps I misunderstand your posting?
^ ^ Mark LaPierre
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