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OpenOffice.org 1.0 Resource Kit
By Solveig  Haugland, Floyd  Jones
 
Publisher : Prentice Hall PTR
Pub Date : February 20, 2003
ISBN : 0-13-140745-7
Pages : 1040


Imagine an office productivity suite that's powerful, easy to use, has great extras (like a drawing program and database connectivity), and is absolutely free! The OpenOffice.org Open Source Project's partnership with Sun Microsystems makes this a reality for millions of Linux(R), Solaris(R), and Windows(R) users.

Learn OpenOffice.org for the first time, or explore the great new features in this release. OpenOffice.org Resource Kit also incorporates solutions to questions from hundreds of OpenOffice.org users, both beginners and pros, making this the most practical, task-based book available. It delivers clear, step-by-step instructions on what you need to do to get your job done.

   
  Table of Contents
  Index
OpenOffice.org 1.0 Resource Kit
By Solveig  Haugland, Floyd  Jones
 
Publisher : Prentice Hall PTR
Pub Date : February 20, 2003
ISBN : 0-13-140745-7
Pages : 1040
      Copyright
      Preface
        The CD You Get With This Book
        Microsoft Office Compatibility
        What It Runs On
        About This Book
        Reading Is Fundamental
        What Now?
        Acknowledgements
      Part  1.   Getting Started
        Chapter  1.   Introduction to OpenOffice.org 1.0
        One-Minute Guide to OpenOffice.org
        Top Ten Reasons to Use OpenOffice.org
        Program Essentials
        Switching From Microsoft Office
        What's New
        The OpenOffice.org CD
        Chapter  2.   Installation
        Quick Start
        Preparing to Install
        Installing the Software
        Troubleshooting
        Getting Started
        Chapter  3.   Migrating From StarOffice 5.2 to OpenOffice.org 1.0
        Quick Migration Overview
        Removing StarOffice 6.0 Beta Software Before Migrating
        Migrating 5.2 Personal Data and Setup Options
        Migrating Mail, Address Book, and Newsgroups
        Exporting StarOffice Schedule Data
        Converting 5.2 Files to the Current Release and Reading 5.2 Files
        Converting UNIX 5.2 Printers
        Macros
        Migrating Data and Databases
        Chapter  4.   Printer Setup and Printing
        Creating UNIX Printers and Faxes
        Basic Printing
        Printing Mail Merges and Other Documents Based on Data Sources
        Printing to PostScript and PDF
        Faxing
        Font Substitution
        Page Layout Setup Options
        Specifying Print Settings for Bitmaps, Transparency, and Color/Grayscale
        Printing Brochures
        Commercial Print Setup
        Print Warning Setup
        Chapter  5.   Setup and Tips
        Setting Up OpenOffice.org
        Getting Help
        Setting Up and Managing the Menus and Interface
        Setting Up Font Substitution
        Enabling and Setting Up Asian Fonts and Formatting
        Specifying Zoom and Measurement Unit
        Using and Setting Up Graphics and Colors
        Controlling Text Changes and AutoCompletion
        Turning Off Annoying Features
        Working With Directories
        Setting Up and Using Internet Features
        Setting Undos and Number of Recent Documents You Can Open
        Fun With XML
        Setting Up Security
        Preventing OpenOffice.org From Opening MS Office and HTML Files
        Setting Up and Viewing Document Characteristics
        Converting to and From Other Applications
        Printing Setup and Printing
        OpenOffice.org Templates
      Part  2.   Writer
        Chapter  6.   Getting Started With Writer
        Quick Start
        Writer Setup Options
        Keyboard Shortcuts
        Creating a New Document
        Working With Non-Writer Documents
        Controlling Measurement and Ruler Display
        Creating and Inserting AutoText
        Selecting Text
        Quotation Marks, Symbols, Inline Text, and Word Counts
        Spellchecking and Hyphenation
        Useful Tips
        Chapter  7.   Formatting Documents
        Asian Language Setup and Use
        Quick Character Formatting
        Using the Character Formatting Window
        Quick Paragraph Formatting
        Using the Paragraph Format Window
        Numbering, Bullets, and Outlining
        Formatting Footnotes
        Using Headers and Footers in Basic Documents
        Page Layout
        Specifying Page Orientation
        Using Frames for Advanced Page Layout
        Adding Vertical and Diagonal Text to Documents
        Example: Creating a Complex Page Layout
        Power Formatting With Styles
        Removing Formatting
        Using Templates
        Chapter  8.   Adding Objects and Links to Documents
        Graphics and Object Memory Setup
        Hyperlinking Text to a File or URL
        Drawing in Writer
        Inserting Graphics
        Tables
        Charts
        Spreadsheets
        Converting a Spreadsheet to a Writer Table
        Doing Spreadsheet Calculations in Writer Tables and Text
        Inserting Frames and Floating Frames
        Inserting an Object Created in Any Application
        Mathematical Formulas
        Documents
        Scanning Images Into Documents
        Tips for Adjusting Inserted Objects and Fixing Broken Links
        Adding Controls and Buttons
        Lining Up Objects on a Grid
        Inserting Captions
        Chapter  9.   Books and Longer Documents
        Overview
        Managing and Moving Around in Files Using Navigator
        Outline Numbering, for Chapter, Figure, and Cross-Reference Numbering
        Headers and Footers in Books
        Page Numbering
        Creating Books (Master Documents)
        Cross-Referencing
        Creating a Table of Contents
        Creating an Index
        Creating Lists of Figures and Other Lists
        Bibliographies
        Spacing Before a Section, Index, or Table
        Chapter  10.   Mail Merges, Business Cards, and More
        Getting Started With Mail Merges, Business Cards, and More
        Setting Up Data to Use in Mail Merge Documents and Business Cards
        Creating Mail Merge Letters and Faxes With Data Sources Using AutoPilots
        Creating Your Own Mail Merge Documents
        Envelopes
        Creating Business Cards and Labels Using Fixed Data
        Printing
        Chapter  11.   Creating and Controlling Different Document Versions
        The Two Ways of Controlling Versions of Documents
        Document Version Control With Editing and Version Tools
        Using Sections to Create Multiple Versions of the Same Document
        Using the Automated Editing Tools
        Using Notes
        Chapter  12.   Printing in Writer
        Printing Procedures
        Basic Printing
        Writer Printing Options
        Printing Notes
        Printing Multiple Pages With Page Preview
      Part  3.   Web
        Chapter  13.   Web Setup
        Program-Wide HTML and Internet Setup Options
        Controlling What Application Opens Documents
        HTML Document Options
        Displaying the Hyperlink Bar
        Chapter  14.   Browsing and Searching
        Bringing Up a Web Page
        Using Web's Search Connection
        Using FTP and Netscape to Upload Files
        Chapter  15.   Creating Web Pages
        Quick Start
        Creating New HTML Files
        What to Do If You Can't Edit a File
        Creating and Modifying Styles and Templates
        Using Sections
        Creating Tables
        Inserting Notes
        Viewing and Editing HTML Source
        Adding and Formatting Text
        Adding and Formatting Graphics
        Page Formatting
        Setting and Viewing Document Properties
        Chapter  16.   Enhancing Web Pages
        Adding Hyperlinks to Documents
        Inserting Spreadsheets and Other Objects
        Using Animated GIFs and Animated Text
        Creating Image Maps
        Adding Applets and Plugins
        Using Macros, Scripts, and Events
        Chapter  17.   Printing in Web
        Printing Procedures
        Basic Printing
        Web Printing Options
      Part  4.   Calc
        Chapter  18.   Getting Started With Calc
        Quick Start
        Calc Setup Options
        Keyboard Shortcuts
        Creating a New Document
        Opening Another Document in Calc
        Simple Procedures for Bringing Data Sources Into Spreadsheets
        Exporting Calc Spreadsheets to Other Formats
        Using Navigator to Move Within and Between Documents
        Searching and Replacing
        Chapter  19.   Data Entry and Formatting
        Entering Text and Numbers
        Filling
        AutoInputting Text
        Using and Creating Value Lists
        Changing Enter Key Direction
        Working With Columns and Rows
        Jazzing Up Spreadsheets With AutoFormat
        Quick Cell Formatting
        Applying Formatting and Security Using the Cell Attributes Window
        Page Setup
        Controlling Spreadsheet Layout and Scrolling
        Power Formatting With Styles and Templates
        Chapter  20.   Calculating and Manipulating Data
        About Spreadsheet Calculations
        Formula Basics
        Entering Formulas Manually
        Using the Function AutoPilot
        Using Cell References
        Updating Calculations
        Sorting Data
        Filtering Data
        Conditional Formatting
        Controlling Content and Formatting When Pasting Data
        Combining Cells
        Combining Sheets and Linking to Other Spreadsheets
        Using Form Controls to Enter Values
        Tips for Using Spreadsheets
        Troubleshooting Spreadsheets
        Chapter  21.   Adding Objects to Spreadsheets
        Charts
        Drop-Down Lists, Buttons, and Other Controls
        Graphics and Drawings
        Mathematical Formulas
        Floating Frames
        Updating Links to Graphics and Objects
        Chapter  22.   Useful Spreadsheet Tools
        Protecting Cells From Modification
        Controlling Valid Entries
        Using Scenarios
        Using Goal Seek
        Outlining
        Naming Spreadsheet Areas
        Pointing to Cell References and Errors
        Value Highlighting
        Conditional Formatting
        Chapter  23.   Version Control and Editing Tools
        Keeping Incremental Versions of Documents
        Recording and Showing Changes
        Using Notes
        Chapter  24.   Printing in Calc
        Printing a Spreadsheet
        Things That Control Spreadsheet Printing
        Printing a Mail Merge From Data in a Spreadsheet
        Choosing What Sheets to Print
        Repeating Spreadsheet Headings (Rows or Columns) on Each Page
        Setting a Print Range
        Selecting Spreadsheet Elements to Print
        Page Size and Numbering
        Keeping Specific Cells From Printing
        Reducing or Increasing the Number of Pages the Spreadsheet Prints On
        Printing to PostScript and PDF
        Printer and Font Setup
      Part  5.   Impress
        Chapter  25.   Creating Presentations
        Quick Start
        Creating a New Presentation
        Running a Presentation
        Opening Existing Presentations
        Setting Up Impress to Make Creating and Opening Presentations Easier
        Creating and Modifying Templates
        Using Master Views, Foreground/Background Views, and Layers
        Controlling Workspace Display
        Chapter  26.   Developing Presentations
        Using the Navigator to Move Among Slides
        Organizing Presentations
        Adding Text
        Formatting Text
        Text Effects
        Creating Organizational Charts
        Modifying Presentation Default Fonts
        Using Text and Object Styles
        Adding Charts, Pictures, and Objects
        Presentation Backgrounds
        Headers and Footers
        Chapter  27.   Advanced Presentation Tools
        Adding Movement, Sound, and Special Effects to Objects and Text in Slides
        Making Objects or Text Move Along a Path
        Making Effects Run on Two or More Objects Simultaneously
        How Effects Are Applied to Text
        Interaction Effects: Run Macros and More
        Animated GIFs
        Applying Slide Transition Effects
        Creating Custom Presentations
        Harmless Pranks
        Chapter  28.   Delivering and Printing Presentations
        Adding Notes and Creating Handouts
        Timing Automatic Presentations
        Delivering a Presentation
        Changing Presentation File Format
        Creating an HTML Version of Your Presentation
        Printing in Impress
      Part  6.   Drawing and Image Editing
        Chapter  29.   Creating Drawings
        Quick Start
        Creating and Opening Draw Files
        Page Setup
        Templates and Styles
        Graphics and Color Setup
        Setting Up and Using Existing Shapes in Drawings
        Creating and Formatting Basic Objects
        Creating and Formatting Lines
        Working With Text
        Positioning and Resizing Objects
        Rotating and Flipping Objects
        Setting Drawing Scale and Unit of Measurement
        Exporting Drawings to Other Formats
        Chapter  30.   Advanced Drawing Tools
        About Draw's Advanced Features
        Creating Your Own Lines and Arrows
        Creating and Categorizing Fills and Lines
        Creating Technical Drawings With Dimension Lines and Connectors
        Working With Bezier Curves
        Modifying and Creating Colors
        Creating and Modifying Gradients, Hatches, and Bitmaps
        Creating Three-Dimensional Objects
        Adding Other Files or Objects to Drawings
        Making Exact and Modified Copies
        Distorting and Curving Text and Objects With the Effects Tools
        Distorting and Curving Text Using FontWork
        Converting Text to 3D and Applying Formatting
        Morphing One Object Into Another Using Cross-Fading
        Converting Objects to Different Types
        Combining Shapes and Creating Lines From Objects
        Chapter  31.   Editing Images
        Changing Colors, Contrast, and Intensity
        Deleting and Cropping an Image
        Applying Effects to Modify Graphics' Appearance
        Exporting to Other Raster Formats
        Chapter  32.   Printing Drawings and Images
        Finding Printing Procedures
        Fitting the Content to the Page
        Printing Options Setup
        Selecting Options in Print Warning Dialog
        Printing a Drawing
      Part  7.   Stored Data Fields, Data Sources, and Forms
        Chapter  33.   Overview of Database Connection Features
        OpenOffice.org and Databases
        The Databases You Can Connect To
        All the Ways You Can Create Stored Data and Bring It Into Documents
        Chapter  34.   Setting Up Stored Data in Fields and AutoText
        Creating and Using Fields
        Creating and Inserting AutoText
        Chapter  35.   Creating and Modifying Data Sources
        What to Do in This Chapter
        Understanding Data Sources and Completing a Tutorial
        Preparing to Create Data Sources
        Creating Data Sources
        Creating and Modifying Tables
        Bringing New Data Into a New or Existing Table
        Creating Queries
        Sorting and Filtering Information in the Data Source Viewer
        Exporting Data Sources to Another Format
        Editing Data in Data Sources Using the Data Source Viewer
        Chapter  36.   Creating and Using Forms, Controls, and Events
        Getting Started With Forms
        Creating a Form Using AutoPilot
        Basics for Creating a Form on Your Own
        Form Modification Basics
        Adding and Replacing Controls
        Using Forms to View Data
        Using Forms for Data Entry
      Appendix
        Appendix  Macros
        What's in This Appendix
        Finding Macros and Macro Information
        Macro Basics
        Migrating Macros
        Guided Tour
        Macro Setup Options
        Organizing Your Macros
        Running Macros
        Opening and Editing Macros
        Adding a Macro to a Document
      About the CD
      Index