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How can I export a Base database to XML? [closed]

asked 2014-02-12 12:09:48 +0200

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Hi. I am trying to export a jcdb database from LibreOffice 3.5.4.2 (Build:2) to a standard XML file. I am using a debian 7.3 VM on a Windows 7 PC (just for full disclosure).

The problem is that the File->Export... and Tools->XML Filter Settings... options are both greyed out and are unable to be selected.

This means I can not export the file as an XML or set up a XML filter to be able to export the file as a XML.

I do NOT want to copy every individual table into Calc and then save it as an XML. I would like this to be done auotmatically.

I cannot find a solution or a reason for these options are greyed out and I am stumped. I have no more ideas of what to research or do to solve it. Please can anyone provide some light on this issue.

I am new to Linux, LibreOffice and this forum so please bare with me.

Thanks

Nick

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answered 2014-08-11 09:49:07 +0200

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There is no export filter for Base files, and certainly not an XML filter. If you want to export as CSV, see here

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