Issue 97824 - Table list does not refresh after changing external db
Summary: Table list does not refresh after changing external db
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Base
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.4.1
Hardware: PC Windows 2000
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: needhelp, needmoreinfo, oooqa
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Reported: 2009-01-07 10:55 UTC by ookev
Modified: 2013-08-07 15:45 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Description ookev 2009-01-07 10:55:08 UTC
When connected to an external db, if the user specifies a new external db, the
table list is cleared but does not update the GUI with the tables from the new
db. The user must then force a GUI update by e.g. clicking on another tab
(forms/reports/queries) and then go back to the Tables tab to see the new tables.

This may be specific to Microsoft Access databases.

1. Launch Base to start the Database Wizard.
2. Select Connect to an existing database -> Microsoft Access and click Next.
3. Browse to an .mdb file and click Next.
4. Select "No, do not register the database" and clear all checkmarks.
5. Click Finish and an .odb file will be generated.
6. Open the .odb file.
7. Select Edit -> Database -> Properties.
8. Browse to another .mdb file and click OK.
Comment 1 Mechtilde 2009-06-01 08:43:54 UTC
yes I can confirm it
I think it works as designed

It is not only a problem with Access DBs

so I need help to judge it

maybe clu can give a short comment.
Comment 2 christoph.lukasiak 2010-03-17 13:38:31 UTC
this behavior is between bug/feature enhancement and worth to be
rethought/improved ..

@oj: you asked for improvements / bad workflow etc. lately .. so please have a
look at this, if you have a little time ;)

thx
Comment 3 ocke.janssen 2011-01-06 09:57:45 UTC
I set this one to OOo Later.