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I guess Andreas is right in all his observations. I'll never expected LO or 
similars to be an top Databse development front end (although if it would 
reach filemakers level would be nice). What I expect, as a non IT person, from 
such kind of platform, is to help me out to delevelop relative simple to 
medium simple personal and sometimes professional problems without having to 
learn several programming languages to achive the same through web pages. I 
have some friends which simply gave up building such DB just because it was to 
cumberson to learn several different thinks to achieve one purpose only.

I thing every tool is a right tool if we keep their limitation in mind and I 
think Base is in the absolute right direction. After starting to read the 4.4 
manual, Tom pointed me out, I got over enthusiastic again, because I saw how 
much progress the Base team has done (good work folks). I got so enthusiastic 
that I started to translate it to my native language (as soon I reach some 
chapter translated I'll make the drafts available). 

I think that one of the major draw backs of Base and why people isn't using it 
is the lack of up to date manuals. There more up to date literature and 
information is available more people can understand power and limitations of 
base and how to employ it. I know there are some tutorials around, but there 
more there better so people can see what is possible to do with base. I know 
the develop and documentation team might be small for this herculean work but 
as I said before "good job folks", the rest comes with time.

On Friday 06 March 2015 13:15:13 Andreas Säger wrote:
Am 05.03.2015 um 18:36 schrieb SOS:
1. I cannot use

2. LO Base is missing options

LibreOffice Base is not a database development platform. It is hardly
more than a bridge between databases and office documents. Yes, there is
a limited set of form controls and yes, it comes with macro languages
anyway. The core functionality is built around the ODF standard.
Database connectivity is a *simple* give-away which can be used in
various ways, mainly to fill ODF documents with external data.
Filemaker and Access are a completely different category.

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