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OpenOffice.org For Dummies

OpenOffice.org For Dummies

Gurdy Leete, Ellen Finkelstein, Mary Leete

ISBN: 978-0-764-55908-2

Feb 2004

384 pages

Select type: E-Book

$16.99

Description

  • Uses the straightforward For Dummies style to show Linux and Windows users how to use the OpenOffice.org desktop productivity suite
  • OpenOffice.org has a user interface and feature set similar to that of other office suites and works transparently with a variety of file formats, including those of Microsoft Office
  • Explains how to download, install, and set up both the Linux and Windows versions of OpenOffice.org
  • Organized by the four key desktop applications provided in the OpenOffice.org suite: Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), and Draw (graphics)
  • Other topics covered include creating and formatting documents with Writer, using templates and styles, creating spreadsheets with Calc, manipulating spreadsheet data, creating a presentation with Impress, and creating and editing images with Draw
Introduction.

Part I: Introducing OpenOffice.org.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know OpenOffice.org.

Chapter 2: Switching to OpenOffice.org.

Part II: Using Writer — The Word Processor.

Chapter 3: Creating a Document.

Chapter 4: Formatting to Perfection.

Chapter 5: Designing Complex Documents.

Chapter 6: Keeping Control of Your Documents.

Chapter 7: Creating Web Pages.

Part III: Using Calc — The Spreadsheet.

Chapter 8: Creating a Spreadsheet.

Chapter 9: At Home on the Range.

Chapter 10: Knock on Wood and Print!

Chapter 11: Snazzing Up Your Spreadsheet.

Chapter 12: Making Calculations.

Part IV: Using Impress — The Presentation Package.

Chapter 13: Creating a Presentation.

Chapter 14: Modifying a Presentation.

Chapter 15: Making Presentations Picture-Perfect.

Chapter 16: Animating Impressively.

Chapter 17: Showing a Presentation.

Part V: Using Draw: The Graphics Program.

Chapter 18: Unleashing the Artist Within.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Reasons to Use OpenOffice.

Chapter 20: Ten Places to Look for Support.

Part VII: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Installing OpenOffice.org.

Appendix B: What’s on the CD-ROM.

Index.

End-User License Agreement.

Bonus Chapter 5: Setting Up OpenOffice.org Download
Bonus Chapter 4: Getting More Graphic Download
Bonus Chapter 3: Setting up Impress Download
Bonus Chapter 2: Manipulating Data Download
Bonus Chapter 1: Fine Tuning Your Preferences Download