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Insert image in Writer from data in Base [closed]

asked 2013-07-16 22:56:54 +0200

XiaoLuoman gravatar image

I have a Base table with a list of links to picture relative to my Base and Writer documents (both in the same folder).

In my Writer document, I'd like a picture to be updated based on the link of the entry I'd select in my table (Using F4). Can this be done, and if yes how? Thanks!

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
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answered 2013-07-21 15:54:02 +0200

XiaoLuoman gravatar image

Alright, I found an alternative way of achieving what I wanted. Instead of trying to create my document directly in Writer, I'm simply generating a Report from Base, which allows me to insert Picture Control fields.

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Thanks for answering it yourself :)

mahfiaz gravatar imagemahfiaz ( 2013-07-22 06:13:59 +0200 )edit
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answered 2013-07-17 01:00:45 +0200

mahfiaz gravatar image

I hope you already have the "how to fetch data from base" part solved, so here is how to use Basic to insert it into document: http://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=42794

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Thanks for your reply. I have no problem having text in my document being updated depending on my selection in my database. I checked the link you gave me, but I couldn't understand much... I just want to generate a document with text and images with information from a database. I can do it if the document contains only dynamic text, but can't find an easy solution for dynamic pictures.

XiaoLuoman gravatar imageXiaoLuoman ( 2013-07-20 16:14:59 +0200 )edit

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