[Libreoffice-bugs] [Bug 49564] New: VIEWING: Remove requirement to type password for ODBC connection

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             Bug #: 49564
           Summary: VIEWING: Remove requirement to type password for ODBC
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: LibreOffice
           Version: LibO 3.5.3 release
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: All
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
 Status Whiteboard: BSA
          Severity: normal
          Priority: medium
         Component: Database
        AssignedTo: libreoffice-bugs at lists.freedesktop.org
        ReportedBy: jmeidal at worldimpact.org

Problem description: It is redundant and unnecessary to type in the MySQL
password when viewing a table linked by ODBC to a remote table.  The ODBC
connection already hold the credentials for the database.

Steps to reproduce:
1. Open a .odb file linked to a remote MySQL database through ODBC
2. Click on "Tables"

Current behavior:
A prompt appears for MySQL password to be entered

Expected behavior:
Tables may be viewed without a password

Platform (if different from the browser): 

Browser: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2) AppleWebKit/535.19 (KHTML, like Gecko)
Chrome/18.0.1025.168 Safari/535.19

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