Databases allow you to store data in a systematic and organized format, making it easy for you to search, sort and edit.
The database application included in OpenOffice is called Base, and in this screencast tutorial, we take a first look at Base, explaining the layout of the application, and how to create your first database. So if you are new to the OpenOffice 2.0 software suite or Base, this tutorial will get you started with the basics and have you building databases in no time.
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