Getting Help [Support for OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice, NeoOffice]

One of the things about Open Source software is that a great deal of the help comes from the community. This is done through the community, and through an interface called a forum. Some people may not be familiar with forums, however as a way of getting assistance on specific problems they are pretty useful. Users response with different options and methods of approaching your issue or … [Read more...]

OpenOffice.org 3.2 – Guide to Programming in OOo Basic [How-to Guide]

The guide linked below provides an introduction to programming with OpenOffice.org Basic. It includes examples to help you quickly develop your own OpenOffice.org Basic programs. It is recommended in the preface that you have a familiarity with other programming languages, however it does start with some very basic examples, so anyone familiar with writing macros in MS Office or other suites … [Read more...]

How to Assign Special Characters in OOo [How-to Guide]

Often we need to use special characters that don't appear on our keyboard. For example, my keyboard doesn't have the pound sign (the one used for currency in the UK - £). Fortunately there has been a guide published which will allow you to see various methods for inserting these special characters in OpenOffice.org. So now you can insert all the ¥, ¤, ±, µ you want, using your preferred … [Read more...]