Computer Help & Solutions : Definition of Spinning a PDF File

Hi, my name is Dave Andrews. Today I’m going to talk to you about the definition of spinning a PDF file. Now basically when you talk about spinning a PDF, you talk about taking a regular document of some type that you have on your computer, and converting it into a PDF document that opens with … [Read more...]

Tutorial For Page Styles and Paragraph Styles

OpenOffice Page Styles To get started you will want to download OpenOffice. Once the software is installed, click File>New>Text Document. Located at the bottom of the screen are two words: Page 1/1 and Default. Page 1/1 references the numbers of pages in the documents, in this case one … [Read more...]

How to Manage Templates

This tutorial is designed to provide you with information on managing templates. In OpenOffice you are able to save templates in just about any folder on your hard drive that you like, but for the purposes of this tutorial we are going to use "My Documents" as well as the "My Templates" … [Read more...]

Word Completion Tutorial

Word Completion When using OpenOffice Writer users have the option of word completion to save time. This refers to when you type a word with the beginning letter, and the rest of the word appears on the screen as a suggestion without you having to type the rest of the word. If you want the … [Read more...]

Gallery Tutorial

OpenOffice Writer contains a Gallery feature which offers many graphics that you can use. This tutorial will show you how you can use this Gallery as well as work with all the pictures that it offers. Using Writer's Gallery Opening the Gallery 1. Click on File, New, Text Document. 2. … [Read more...]

Frames Tutorial

If you have ever previously inserted an image or some other object into an OpenOffice document, then you have already used frames and will have a basic idea of how they work. The picture or the object is automatically going to appear inside a frame. Inside of these frames you can have tables, … [Read more...]

Template For A Standard Letter Tutorial

This OpenOffice tutorial will teach you how to add text, save and create text for the Standard Letter. The Standard Letter will be saved as a “Simple Letter Template” and a new text document will be opened using the “Simple Letter Template.” Results of This Tutorial When doing this … [Read more...]

Form Letter

In OpenOffice, you can send the same letter to many recipients by using Form Letters. Each person who gets a letter is going to have their address and their name on it. In this guide we are going show you how to create a Form Letter as well as save it for use later. To start you will need to … [Read more...]

Fontwork Gallery

Similar to Microsoft's Word Art, the OpenOffice Frontwork Gallery is the Impress version. It has some similar features and is good for making professional headings for presentations and posters. Making the Fontwork Activity: 1. Open Impress by using the desktop shortcut icon. In … [Read more...]

Tables Tutorial

Tables that are well designed can show readers what exactly you are trying to say. Text, numbers and other objects such as pictures or videos can be added to a table to help readers understand. This tutorial shows you how you can use tables in your OpenOffice document, including creating and … [Read more...]