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Hello everybody!

First of all, I would like to thank very warmly everyone involved with this great project. 
LibreOffice is amazing.

We are trying to setup a mail merge in my institution, based on LibreOffice, of course. And I would 
like to suggest 2 improvements:

1) Put more filter criterias in the Standard Filter window. We use 3 for a basic search. Yes, our 
database is complex. Doubling it to 6 would be good, using an dynamically extensible list of 
criterias (similar of what iTunes provide when creating a new smart playlist) would be great! Is 
there a simple hack to do it or do I need to fill a bug/feature report?

2) Also in the Standard Filter window, we got a logical problem. We wanted to filter criterias A 
AND (B OR C) but there is no way to do it. If you try to put 3 criterias 1 AND 2 OR 3 you will 
obtain the logic (1 AND 2) OR 3. Tried also the inverse without better luck: 1 OR 2 AND 3 is also 
resolved as 1 OR (2 AND 3).
As our or is on looking text in the same field, I also tried to put in a single criteria as "text" 
like 'this|that' but the Standard filter doesn't seem to use the | operator.
Any help on how I could do this logic?

I'm new here, please advice me if this kind of problem is better in a feature request than in the 
mailing list.

For the moment, the only workaround I see to my problem is making new views in my database 
anticipating the filters. I would like to avoid it and use Libreoffice to filter on the fly, as the 
number of cases we face is potentially big/not previsible.

Thanks for reading all of this, any help is welcome!

Best regards,

Vitorio Delage

01 42 34 57 89
Académie nationale de médecine
Gestion du parc informatique

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