Updates for Google Docs

For all that I love office productivity software, I love it in the cloud as well. In my opinion, Google Docs is a great, free offering for simple office productivity software in the cloud. I keep a couple of personal spreadsheets that I update and share with my husband, and I love the online forms capability that comes standard with the spreadsheets offering and use them with a few … [Read more...]

FAQ: How do print ranges and scaling modes work together in OOo Calc?

Amazon affiliate: Open Office .org 3 WRITER Guide: OpenOffice.org 3.0, 548 pages Recently I had a colleague that wanted to define multiple print ranges on a sheet, and have each separate range print out and fit one to page. I've put together a tutorial for this below, and please note the behaviour of the scaling with the print ranges under Step 4. Step 1 - Define the first range Click and … [Read more...]

Grid Paper – Use Calc as a Architectural Design Tool

PC Mag suggests that we can Use Excel as an Architectural Design Tool. So why not use Calc, as it has the advantage of being able to specify the 'squares' quite easily, as row height and width is set using measures (cm or inches), rather than column width being set as a measure, and column height being set using font height. We are rennovating at the moment, so this struck a chord with me, … [Read more...]