[Libreoffice-qa] Saving a report in Base seems to save in /

Thomas Hackert thackert at nexgo.de
Sat Jun 22 01:30:55 PDT 2013

Hello Robert, *,
On Samstag, 22. Juni 2013 10:14 Robert Großkopf wrote:
>> while I was trying to confirm #65047
>> (https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=65047) I opened a
>> Base file, clicked on "Create Report in Design View...", chose
>> two fields from "Add fields: Table", and clicked on the save
>> symbol in Toolbar Standard. In the following window "Save" there
>> is a slash ("/") below the title bar, so LO seems to save to /
>> ... :(
>> Is this intended or a bug?
> The slash appears since LO 3.3.4.

ah, OK.

> It means, that everythin you
> will save, will be saved directly in the database under "reports".

But then it is a bit misleading ... :( For me as a GNU/Linux user it 
seems to save to the root directory of my system ... :(

> You could also define subfolders there. Then there would be shown
> a foldername and a slash.
> You couldn't save reports outside of a database-document.

Thank you for your answer

> I'm an idiot.. At least this [bug] took about 5 minutes to find..
Disquieting ...
		-- Gonzalo Tornaria in response to Linus Torvalds's

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