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report builder compatibility with openoffice [closed]

asked 2013-05-02 17:12:09 +0200

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hello I am about to move my Base from OpenOffice 3.3 to LibreOffice(latest release). having lots of reports build with Report Builder I am wondering if they will be working fine as well. are there any small, major differences? or will they work without any problem? thanks

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answered 2013-05-03 00:55:35 +0200

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updated 2013-05-03 08:09:21 +0200

There are a few 'known' bugs with Report Builder in LO - for example see HERE. Also see this list of troublesome report builder bugs.

Before you switch to LO, it might be a good idea to have a good look through the bug reports for Report Builder, just in case there are any that are 'mission critical' for you. Just go to https://bugs.freedesktop.org/ and search under 'Report Builder Database'.

Note, some Report Builder bugs are long-standing, while others are more recent 'regressions' such as the 'text field font bug', however, I think this one has been fixed now - see HERE.

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answered 2013-05-02 17:40:36 +0200

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As far as i know it is the same module/extension in LO and in OO. There was new version. So it should work fine.

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