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OpenOffice.org is a powerful Linux office suite that offers tools for all types of office tasks, such as writing texts, working with spreadsheets, or creating graphics and presentations. With OpenOffice.org, use the same data across different computing platforms. You can also open and edit files in Microsoft Office formats then save them back to this format, if needed. This chapter only covers the basic skills needed to get started with OpenOffice.org.
When started for the first time from the main menu (OpenOffice.org frequently and have enough RAM available, it can be useful.-> -> -> ), you will be asked whether the quickstart function of the program should be enabled. If you intend to use
The Quickstarter icon then appears in the desktop panel at the lower right edge of the screen. Right-clicking it displays a menu like the one shown in Figure 6.1: “The OpenOffice.org Quickstarter”, which gives access to a number of possibilities: directly start the individual OpenOffice.org application modules, quickly reopen the recently used files, or create a new document from a template. Customize the Quickstarter settings by selecting .
Once enabled, the Quickstarter is started automatically each time you log in to your desktop. To stop this from happening in the future, click 6.1: “The OpenOffice.org Quickstarter”.in the Quickstarter menu, shown in Figure