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Embedded "Table-in-table" View

asked 2018-07-01 21:46:45 +0200

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In Microsoft Access you are able to see a "table within table" view. Was hoping this was possible in Base. Included a picture of what I mean.

You can see I have two tables. One is Artist and the other is Album. When I open the Artist table there is a plus sign that can expand and show the Albums from the Album table that match that Artist.

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I realize I could generate a report to get this type of view. However I like how in Access I can get this view in the normal table view so that I can add new entries right there and not have to swap between windows to see the report and then go somewhere else to add additional data.

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@BenBase Please do not post questions as wiki. It helps no one..

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2018-07-01 22:00:24 +0200 )edit

Sorry, clicked the checkbox to see what the difference was and then forgot to uncheck.

BenBase gravatar imageBenBase ( 2018-07-02 02:15:05 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-07-01 22:04:24 +0200

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Hello @BenBase,

This cannot be done in LO Table view. However it is simple enough to have a form containing the the Artist selection (table) with a subform containing the Album information.

For more information please refer to the LO Base documentation -> LibreOffice Base Handbook.

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Thank you, will go about doing it that way.

BenBase gravatar imageBenBase ( 2018-07-02 02:15:41 +0200 )edit
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