On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 9:23 PM, Mark LaPierre <email@example.com> wrote:
So what you are saying is that I can create a LO Base DB that references
tables stored in the standalone HSQLDB database with the JDBC connector,
and use that .odb file as a back end to another LO Base DB which acts as
a front end? I've read, and been told on this mail list that LO Base
can't do that. If I could do that I wouldn't need the standalone
HSQLDB, just a plain .odb file with some tables in it.
I've been trying to get this set up for months with no success. I could
have done all this and more with Microsoft Access in just a few days.
This really shouldn't be this hard.
I think I need someone to hold my hand through the creation of just one
very simple LO Base DB with just two tables in it.
I think your confusion lies in equating an .odb file with an Access
database. The .odb file never contains the data. It is a sort of registry
that points to wherever the data is. Thus, Base is the front end, a real
database is the back end, and the .odb file serves as the intermediary (to
To unsubscribe e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette
List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/users/
All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted
Impressum (Legal Info)
: Unless otherwise specified, all text and images
on this website are licensed under the
Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License
This does not include the source code of LibreOffice, which is
licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPLv2
"LibreOffice" and "The Document Foundation" are
registered trademarks of their corresponding registered owners or are
in actual use as trademarks in one or more countries. Their respective
logos and icons are also subject to international copyright laws. Use
thereof is explained in our trademark policy