David Rivers offers a concise tour of useful concepts and techniques in OpenOffice.org 2 Calc Getting Started. Calc is the spreadsheet component of the free, open-source, multi-platform OpenOffice.org suite. It is compatible with many other popular applications, including Microsoft Excel. David demonstrates how to work with cells, sheets, functions, charts, and other spreadsheet features that are key to becoming productive quickly. Example files accompany the course.
Exploring the Calc user interface
Auto-filling cells, using quick functions, and saving time in other ways
Formatting cell contents according to set conditions
Using the Chart Wizard
Password-protecting a spreadsheet