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On Fri, 2014-12-19 at 14:00 +0100, Andreas Säger wrote:
Am 17.12.2014 um 00:16 schrieb Hedley Finger:
Why not stay with the advantages of LibreOffice instead of trying to make
it as hideous as MS Office!!?

​Can MS Office be more hideous than this?

I decided to make a small database of bicycle spare parts in Calc, in which
I would include a photo of each part as it's easier to scan a printout for
a picture than look up words.

Copying a graphic file from Gimp, etc. (or even another cell) and pasting
into a cell produces these results:

A spreadsheet is not a database. Pictures in a spreadsheet are mere
LibreOffice comes with a database component that is able to link picture
files to form controls. A simple double-click on the form control lets
you assign a picture file to the report.
The report builder that is shipped with LibreOffice produces
professional database reports with pictures.

...except that the report function (in the OpenSuse 13.2 Linux /
LOVersion: Build ID: 430m0(Build:2) configuration) is currently
not working because the JavaLoader is missing.... (OpenSuse Bug 906688)


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