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Introduction to Openoffice

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ISBN-10: 0135073979

ISBN-13: 9780135073971

Edition: 2010

Authors: Steve Holzner, Jeffery A. Riley

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Introduction to Open Officeis part of an academic series that covers material on new software program, Open Office. Writer: Creating Documents; Writer: Formatting Your Text; Writer: Numbering, Bullets, and Tables; Calc: Creating Spreadsheets; Calc: Editing Your Data; Calc: Formatting and Charts; Impress: Creating Presentations; Impress: Editing and Updating Presentations; Base: Creating a Database; Base: Sorting, Searching, and Filtering Data MARKET: This text is part of an academic series written on alternative technology that presents key information on Open Office and encourages hands-on learning throughout the material.
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List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 7/9/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Writer: Creating Documents Here's where we get going with Writer, the word processor
Writer is the biggest application in Open Office, and our coverage reflects that
The Title Bar
The Menu Bar
The Toolbars
Examples of Floating Toolbars
Using Floating Toolbars
The document window
Docking toolbars
Docking windows
Writer is the Open Office Word Processor
Getting started Sidebar: FAQ: What document formats does Open Office Writer support?
Writing some text Creating your first document!
Introducing formatting
Using the keyboard in Writer
Using the mouse in Writer
Moving Text Sections in Documents
Entering Text Anywhere on a Page Selecting and Deleting
Text Deleting characters
Page Breaks as Paragraph Formats
Changing the Format of Page Numbers
Automatic correction
Word completion Saving
As a Open Office document
As a presentation Revision history
Hand-on Exercise Write a letter to your best friend explaining telling them how it's going in school
Writer: Formatting Your Text As with any complete word processor, Writer excels at formatting documents, and this chapter covers that process in depth
Editing your documents
Formatting Options in writer
Formatting at Work Resetting Font Attributes While Typing
Applying Various Fonts Keyboard
Navigating and Selection in Writer Rotating Text
Introducing Tables
Page Styles and Page Numbers
Create Page Styles
Editing Page Styles
Page Styles
Setting the Viewing Zoom Factor
Editing or Activating Hyperlinks
Defining default Templates
Templates and Styles
Copying Styles Between Templates and Documents
Creating new styles Hand-on Exercise
Create a resume for your dream job
Writer: Numbering, Bullets, and Tables
Three important aspects of Writer are numbering, bullets, and working with tables
In this chapter, we'll cover those topics and also see how to create borders, tables of contents, superscripts and subscripts, and more
Numbering and Numbering Styles
Turning Bullets On and Off
Creating tables
Formatting tables
Adding a new row
Adding a new column
Defining Borders
Use the Borders floating toolbar with Tables
Turning Numbering On and Off
Superscripts and Subscripts
Applying subscripts/superscripts retrospectively
Indexes and Tables of Contents in Writer
Defining Index/Table of Contents Entries
Editing or Deleting
Index and Table Entries
Creating a Table of Contents
Creating Alphabetical Indexes
Creating UserDefined Indexes
Exporting documents
Hand-on Exercise Write a year-end report for the business you own, BigMega Co, Inc
Calc: Creating Spreadsheets Calc is the Open Office spreadsheet package, and it's exceptionally powerful--from working with ranges to inserting formulas, many people prefer it to Excel
Here's what's in this chapter: Getting started with Calc Sidebar: FAQ: What spreadsh