hello. i downloaded getting started from libreoffice.org for free in odt format. which version of libreoffice do you need to work on? whats the different between free version and paid version of getting started? i downloaded getting started for libreoffice 5.2 in odt format from its website. i realized that it explanes macro and if you need to use macro in libreoffice, the book can help you! hope that help, God bless!
On 3/6/18, Anne Wilson <a...@lydgate.org> wrote: > Hello. Since this is my first post, I'll write some background first. > > I am deeply interested in machine embroidery, as well as general sewing. > I therefore have accumulated a library of magazines with some excellent > articles. The problem is finding the right article when I want to > re-read it. > > I bought the Getting Started Guide and Base Handbook, and by constantly > referring back to them, managed to get an embedded database, in which > details of the article were accompanied by an image. You know what > comes next. All was well until I had just over 200 entries - at which > time it crashed and I lost all entries. Fortunately I had a backup up > to the previous day's work, as well as an almost complete spreadsheet > which had been the basis for my efforts, but there was no point in > trying to do more, as all reading pointed to the problem of images > causing the size to over-expand. > > I have now tried to create a split database, following the instructions > I found online. However, I'm finding it difficult to source information > on using it. Picked from the bits and pieces I've accumulated, instead > of adding the image directly, I have created a text field containing a > URL relative to the data folder, e.g. ../Images/OnionsAndRust.jpg. > > What I would like to achieve is that URL to be read in, the image > displayed, then dropped when the record changes. Is this a reasonable > approach? > > Can you point me to documentation that will help? I suspect that I need > to learn to write macros for this to work, but again, providing I can > find help to get started I am ready to learn. > > AnneW > > -- > To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org > Problems? > https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ > Posting guidelines + more: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette > List archive: https://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/users/ > All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be > deleted > -- By God, were I given all the seven heavens with all they contain in order that I may disobey God by depriving an ant from the husk of a grain of barley, I would not do it. imam ali -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems? https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ Posting guidelines + more: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette List archive: https://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/users/ All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted