Database Selection

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Creates a new database, opens a database file, or connects to an existing database.

Create a new database

Select to create a new database. This option uses the HSQL database engine with default settings. The final page of the wizard appears next.

External web page about HSQL.

Open an existing database file

Select to open a database file from a list of recently used files or from a file selection dialog.

Recently used

Select a database file to open from the list of recently used files. Click Finish to open the file immediately and to exit the wizard.


Opens a file selection dialog where you can select a database file. Click Open or OK in the file selection dialog to open the file immediately and to exit the wizard.

Connect to an existing database

Select to create a database document for an existing database connection.

Database type

Select the database type for the existing database connection.

Note.png The Outlook, Evolution, KDE Address Book, and Seamonkey database types do not need additional information. For other database types, the wizard contains additional pages to specify the required information.

The next wizard page is one of the following pages:

Save and proceed

Specifies whether you want to register the database, open the database for editing, or insert a new table.

Set up text file connection

Set up Microsoft Access or Microsoft Access 2007 connection

Set up LDAP connection

Set up ADO connection

Set up JDBC connection

Set up Oracle database connection

MySQL settings

ODBC settings

Set up Spreadsheet connection