[PLUG] LibreOffice Base Compatibility

Fred James fredjame at fredjame.cnc.net
Fri Jan 9 10:31:21 PST 2015

Rich Shepard wrote:
>     For a couple of applications where other participants are stuck behind
> Windows the LO Base application is more appropriate for data storage,
> manipulation, and retrieval than are spreadsheets. Has anyone here
> experience with sharing the Base data files with others who use M$ Office?
>     A Web search finds a reference to opening old access files in LO, but not
> any hints on going the other way. A page on the LO help site for exporting
> and importing Base files suggests that they can be exported only to the LO
> Calc spreadsheet format. Is exporting tables as .xls files the only option?
> TIA,
> Rich
Rich Shepard
Would CSV files help?  I think MS Office can still handle CSV files
Fred James

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