replacing MS Access - experiences?
MSchwartz at MedAnalytics.com
Thu Feb 19 17:09:09 UTC 2004
On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 10:44, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote:
> We use MS Access extensively as a front-end to our Postgresql databases.
> Has anyone successfully replaced MS Access with a Linux tool, for
> simple-to-moderately-complex queries and reports? I'd like something
> that a secretary can use, not a database designer or coder.
> I know Rekall is out there, but I've never had good luck with it
> (crashes when designing queries, can't compile, non-obvious GUI,
> strangely structured web site, generally bad karma, etc).
> PgAdmin is -great- for administering psql - I guess I need the
> PgSecretary package :-)
> - Mike
Something that might not meet your needs today, but to keep an eye on is
the database interface development work at OpenOffice:
It might be worth a look around to get a feel for what it can do now and
where it is going, which includes a current alpha version of a Pg
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