Free (or cheap) database wanted

  john-m 12:29 26 Jul 2008
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For years I've been compiling a database very useful to me, and want to offer it to friends. Snag: I've been using Lotus Approach to hold the data, and it does the job perfectly. But I can't expect everyone else to have that.

I can't get MS Access (which many will have) to do the job the way I want; nor does importing the data into a spreadsheet work well. So: any suggestions for a free database which I could try?

[This replaces my OpenOffice Separate Downloads query - the answer was 'No']

  €dstowe 12:39 26 Jul 2008

Have you asked Google?

click here

  PalaeoBill 12:41 26 Jul 2008

MySQL

  Bagsey 14:51 26 Jul 2008

Have a look at OPEN OFFICe it is compatible with MS Office and is free.
click here

  Bagsey 14:53 26 Jul 2008

Sorry! I didnt read your question properly.

  Ditch999 15:51 26 Jul 2008

Is there no runtime facility in Lotus that allows other people to run the saved file? People could open and read it but not make changes.
Sometimes you get it under Save As.

  john-m 11:52 27 Jul 2008

Thank you, one and all. That's more than enough for me to be working on for now.

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