Create a Database with LibreOffice Base

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Apply relational database principles.

Use LibreOffice Base to create and populate a database.

Identify the components of a relational table.

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project you will have used LibreOffice Base to create a relational database table and populate it with rows of data. Base provides features that allow you to work with databases using wizards that lead you through the processes step-by-step. It also provides methods of working with database components directly, giving you the additional measure of control and flexibility you need to create a custom-designed database. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • Database (DB) Design
  • Relational Database
  • Data tables
  • Unique Key
  • Libreoffice

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Complete a short database design review to examine database components and how the database stores data.

  2. Use the Database Wizard to create a new database file and overview components of the Base user interface.

  3. Review relational terminology as you use the wizard feature of LibreOffice Base to create a database table.

  4. Enter data into the fields in a relational table using the Table Data View in LibreOffice Base.

  5. Use the Table Design feature in LibreOffice Base to add fields to an existing relational table layout.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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