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== For General Users ==
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Several freely downloadable or commercially available derivatives of OpenOffice are now available:
 
Several freely downloadable or commercially available derivatives of OpenOffice are now available:
 
#freely downloadable
 
#freely downloadable
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== Documentation ==
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=== Documentation ===
 
*comprhensive editing help is available via the HELP menu within openoffice variants
 
*comprhensive editing help is available via the HELP menu within openoffice variants
 
*LibreOffice additionally provide a conventional user guides that may be downloaded in dotODT or dotPDF format
 
*LibreOffice additionally provide a conventional user guides that may be downloaded in dotODT or dotPDF format
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http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation/
 
http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation/
   
== LibreOffice ==
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=== LibreOffice ===
 
A major upgrade to version 4 was released in February 2013.
 
A major upgrade to version 4 was released in February 2013.
 
*significant change in menu structures
 
*significant change in menu structures
 
*conversion guide available from above documentation repository
 
*conversion guide available from above documentation repository
   
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=== Configuration ===
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Many settings can be set/changed vie Tools -> Options
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If many documents will be interchanged with people who don't use OpenOffice then default format for saving can be set via
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-> Load/Save -> General
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*then select the document format for text, spreadsheet etc docs
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[[User:Rpeters|Rod]]12:29, 11 March 2013 (EST)
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Revision as of 13:32, 18 January 2015

For General Users

Several freely downloadable or commercially available derivatives of OpenOffice are now available:

  1. freely downloadable
  2. sold commercially
    • IBM Smartsuite

All use the same document format and can import/export a range of documents as well

  • PDF
  • DOC & dotDOCX documents
  • XLS
  • PPT.


Documentation

  • comprhensive editing help is available via the HELP menu within openoffice variants
  • LibreOffice additionally provide a conventional user guides that may be downloaded in dotODT or dotPDF format

http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation/

LibreOffice

A major upgrade to version 4 was released in February 2013.

  • significant change in menu structures
  • conversion guide available from above documentation repository


Configuration

Many settings can be set/changed vie Tools -> Options

If many documents will be interchanged with people who don't use OpenOffice then default format for saving can be set via

-> Load/Save -> General
  • then select the document format for text, spreadsheet etc docs

Rod12:29, 11 March 2013 (EST)