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Old 11-15-2009, 07:29 AM   #9
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OoBase accepts comma, tab, space, semicolon or other user specified delimiters (as long as it is contained in the data). To use anything other than .odf you have to untick the auto extension option and simply type the file type.
Thanks for that tip. My main question about OO or Neo Office is how easy it is to format (visually) the output. FileMaker is fabulous with that — you can make an output page look like a page produced by a layout program.

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If you feel more adventurous you could try MySQL Workbench , but it might not be what you are looking for? I had a brief look at it but since there is a database plugin for Aptana Studio (Quantum) which I already use I'll stick with that as it more than meets my humble needs.
I use MySQL for this forum, for WordPress, etc., and actually considered it. I guess you could always format output by adding tags to the data and then using InDesign (or good old PageMaker). But that begins to sound like a big project.

   
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