Find Out How [Mac iWork: Pages, Keynote and Numbers]

I have recently acquired an iPad, and as I am required to do a number of presentations on it, I have found that I have been using Keynote - both for my Mac and on my iPad. Fortunately, Apple does not leave you short when it comes to basic tutorials and how-tos, and most of it is demonstrated in videos that are less than 3 minutes long (good, because my attention wanders after about that time … [Read more...]

An introduction to “Page Styles” in Writer [Video Demonstration]

Often long documents are created in Writer, and these often have complex formatting. They consist of design elements such as text, objects, paragraphs, characters, tables, etc. One of these design elements are pages. Pages have different properties compared to paragraphs and text, e.g. size and width, margins etc. From Writer's point of view these properties make up an “instruction set” for … [Read more...]

How to add a curved heading to your Writer Document

Sometimes it's nice to have a curved heading instead of a straight line in your writer document. The curved heading could be in the form of a semi-circle, an arc (or arch). This could curve left or right, depending on how you want your heading formatted. All this is possible in OpenOffice.org Writer, or LibreOffice Writer. This video tutorial is designed to show you quickly and simply how to … [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...]

Video on How to Use Writer Templates [OpenOffice Writer]

This is quite a useful tutorial on how to integrate templates into your documents for use with OpenOffice writer. Video on How to Use Writer Templates Click on the link above to access the tutorial. … [Read more...]