Issue 40784 - No possibillity to physically remove entries from DBase
Summary: No possibillity to physically remove entries from DBase
Status: ACCEPTED
Alias: None
Product: Base
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.1.4
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial with 2 votes (vote)
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Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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: 61764 (view as issue list)
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Reported: 2005-01-17 11:33 UTC by hesta
Modified: 2017-05-20 10:47 UTC (History)
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Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT
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Description hesta 2005-01-17 11:33:43 UTC
Deleted DBase-entries are just marked as deleted, but not physically removed. 
The posibility to "compress" a DBase-file is needed to keep filesize small.
Comment 1 Frank Schönheit 2005-01-17 12:11:03 UTC
confirming, targeting, grabbing - hesta, thanks for the report!

for the record: we once had this feature in StarOffice 5.2, but it got lost due
to technical reasons, and was never re-introduced.
That's really a pitty, since this effectively means that your dBase files will
constantly grow, and continue to contain all the data you deleted years ago ...
You could even call this a privacy issue ...
Comment 2 Frank Schönheit 2005-01-17 12:11:42 UTC
accepting (and - oops - correcting target)
Comment 3 marc.neumann 2006-02-08 07:10:20 UTC
*** Issue 61764 has been marked as a duplicate of this issue. ***
Comment 4 Marcus 2017-05-20 10:47:58 UTC
Reset assigne to the default "issues@openoffice.apache.org".