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Where can I find information on how to creatE macros in base?

asked 2016-09-01 23:23:23 +0200

Quarto Die gravatar image

updated 2016-09-01 23:23:46 +0200

Where can I find information on how to create macros in base? I formerly used Approach as a database tool and macros were very easy to create. I note that in Forms of L.O. Base there is the possibility to insert macros. Perhaps someone can tell me where I can get more information on this, and give the example of a simple macro that one might create. For example to automatically fill in a field with two elements of data from two other fields (e.g. CITY and the last three of STATE to fill in another field CITYSTATE, using a button on a form.

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answered 2016-09-02 08:31:24 +0200

The last edition of Pitonyak' "Bible" is here:

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answered 2016-09-02 03:41:18 +0200

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The first is from The Document Foundation: click here. Chapter 9 is a starting point for macros and has many examples. The most complete reference/guide in one document is Open Office Macros Explained (OOME) by Andrew Pitonyak (click here). You can download the PDF version there.

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