Self-paced Guide Covers Basics on the Four Core Applications August 26, 2010,
Volume 150, Issue 4
over 350 pages of instruction for the four core applications within OpenOffice.org
"A Conceptual Guide To OpenOffice.org 3" provides an easy-to-read, thorough, self-paced guide to using the open source office productivity suite. New topics in this second edition include installation instructions for the OpenOffice.org native Mac OS X port, installation and use of OpenOffice.org extensions, an overview of the OpenDocument format and more.
The book provides over 350 pages of instruction for the four core applications within OpenOffice.org: Writer (word processor), Calc (spreadsheet application), Impress (presentation application) and Base (graphics interfaced-based database application) through a series of hands-on lessons and quick reference guides.
Author R. Gabriel Gurley offers step-by-step instructions on how to create and format a wide-range of documents. Topics covered in this book include:
How to create a resume using Writer complete with supplemental resource references to make an job applicant's skills and experience standout
How to format a research paper in the MLA writing style
How to create a household budget using Calc to manage monthly expenses
Create a bulk mailing list for business purposes using Writer and Base, among other things.