Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 9th Jun 2006 11:07 UTC, submitted by Jane Walker
Databases "You might be surprised to know that you can connect Excel to a database, and this isn't limited to databases running Microsoft's SQL. Excel can connect to practically any mainstream database (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and others), provided that the database offers an ODBC (Open DataBase Connectivity) driver. In this article, you'll learn how to connect MySQL to Excel."
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RE: Question in my mind....
by mipeligro on Sat 10th Jun 2006 22:47 UTC in reply to "Question in my mind...."
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2006-06-03

ODBC is a standard for how you access a database from an application. Open Office does use it to access MySQL databases.

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