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Generate with one click a report like a data sheet an invoice a letter... . Save/mail/ssh it (pdf or odt) somewhere. There are some striking features in this extension, that the built in reportbuilder does not offer. e.g.: Easily refer your query to the content of controls of a currently opened LO-Base-Form (e.g. the ID of the current record...) and others!

Project Description

With this small extension you are able to fill tables in a writer-document with data derived from a registered datasource, or the current opened database. That's not new, the built in reportbuilder does that too, but:

You gain all the benefits from both:

  • all the formatting features of a table in a LO-Writer document combined with
  • all possibilities of queries or SQL in LO-Base.


Data definitions are easily done by inserting one custom property (plain text) for each table you want to fill. At the end the LO-Writer document can either be

  1. opened (even with a non-LO-program that you specify), it can be
  2. mailed (if your mail client supports sending from commandline (... Mozilla's Thunderbird does)), it can be
  3. saved as pdf/otd or it can be
  4. returned as a BASIC-object (e.g. if called from another macro and you want to do something else with it).


Some other features you'll find:

  • refer in your query easily to contents of currently opened Base-forms
  • use data from many different datasources in one report
  • merge adjacent cells of a table
  • save your report directly as odt or pdf to the path you define per default
  • display the pdf after saving
  • run a SHELL after the report was generated – e.g. mail it or load it up per ssh
  • text overflow in cell of a table will enlarge the cell
  • The extension is well documented - you can easily improve it for your own needs if you know the basics of Staroffice-Basic
  • Support-Forum:


All modules, Base Extension, Calc Extension, Writer Extension,

Current Release

BaseReportExtension - 0.1.0

Released Mar 09, 2016 — tested with:

LibreOffice 4.2, LibreOffice 5.1,

first release
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Bugfixes: 1 Translation to Italian (thx to
  • GNU-GPL-v3 (General Public License Version 3)


Mar 09, 2016
    • LibreOffice 4.2
    • LibreOffice 5.1
    first release
    • GNU-GPL-v3+ (General Public License Version 3 and later)

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