Monday, December 13, 2010

Make CD database labels with Open Office

How to use Open Office to get, say, all your CD collection into a database then make some stciky labels to put on your CDs too. 

Article from 2007.

Excerpt - "If you're serious about music or DVDs, at some point you cross the threshold of having more than you can keep track of easily. The box full of index cards has served its purpose; it's time to move on to storing information about your CDs and DVDs in a database.

This might seem like more of a pain than you can stand. What's the point of doing a database when you can just type it all into a spreadsheet, for instance? Well, a spreadsheet is a good start but with a database you get a lot more features, including .."

Just ordered some (well, one) Ubuntu CDs from Shipit.