Chapter 6. Slick OpenOffice.org Writer Tricks

By Daniel Carrera

Whether you are creating a newsletter with a complex layout or you want to make a change to every paragraph in a book manuscript, OpenOffice.org can make the task easy. This chapter introduces some of the features that make OpenOffice.org invaluable for complex jobs.

Wizards: Create a Layout Once; Use It a Million Times

Wizards can automate letters and presentations, install fonts from the Web, and more. Select File > Wizards to see a list of available wizards.

We will use the Letter Wizard as an example. Go to File > Wizards > Letter. Along with the wizard, you see a preview of the letter.

OpenOffice.org wizards.

In step 1 you select the page design (business, formal, or personal letter). ...

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