From a Reader: How to Install Templates?

Hello Stephanie, I am using LibreOffice 3 which came with Ubuntu 11.04. I am also new to OpenSource. I would like to use new templates that I have found on OpenOffice.org and on your site, but can not figure out where to load the Templates or how to get them into the Template section. I know this might be a simple task, but I am totally lost as to how to get this done. Regards, J A K … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial: Creating a Book Layout in OOo Writer Using Page Styles

This is my first attempt at a video tutorial that will show you how to create a basic book layout using Page Styles. Any positive suggestions for improvements are appreciated - please contribute in the comments section. A template is available for download - see the information below. Download >> View the download... To download the file, you will need to be a registered member of … [Read more...]

Hey Students! Need a free report and essay template? [Free download]

One of the cool things about OpenOffice is that it is a free, full-featured office productivity software, and this can be really appealing for students, who are often on a limited budget. Sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start when putting together a report or essay, so I have put together this template to assist students in getting started on writing. This should hopefully … [Read more...]

Find-A-Word Template [OpenOffice Calc Template]

This one is a little frivolous, and not too fancy, but a teacher friend of mine asked if I had one of these, so here is a link to the template I use. Hope it's useful! Word-Search Find-a-Word Template (ods) … [Read more...]

Changing the Default Size of your Document [OpenOffice Writer]

Living outside of the US means that I use A4 paper. OpenOffice Writer documents usually default to Letter sized paper. To change the size of your paper to A4, use the steps below. If you want to change the default paper size, then perform the steps below and keep reading further. Changing the page size of your document First, open a new Writer document. Then from the Format menu, … [Read more...]

New Template – Church [OpenOffice Impress]

Here is a template based on a church in India - Our Lady of Vailankanni. Keeping it clean and neat, this photo with its clear, crisp skies allows your audience's focus to be on your content. [Download the Church Template here] And also check out this slightly different version 2: [Download the Church Template v2 here] … [Read more...]

Communicate – Presentation Template [OpenOffice Impress]

An old-style telephone adds a monochromatic charm to this presentation. I hope you like this one! [Download the Presentation Layout Here] … [Read more...]

Free Impress Template – Chinese New Year

Here is another free template for presentations – I have created in in a ODP file as I am currently working out templates in OO3+. Click on the image below to download the presentation. Enjoy! … [Read more...]

New Free Impress Template: Bicycles

Here is another free template for presentations - I have created in in a ODP file as I am currently working out templates in OO3+. Click on the image below to download the presentation. Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Invoice Template [Templates for OpenOffice Calc]

I have been asked by a client to send them a generic invoice template. I have put together the template below, which is designed for services (it doesn''t include a ''ship to''), and is very simple. Additionally, the Totals are all calculated automatically, and the formulae in Column H should not be changed if you wish the quantity x unit price to be automatically calculated for each row. If … [Read more...]