OpenOffice.org 2 Writer Getting Started introduces the core features of the word processing application included with the free, open-source OpenOffice.org suite. Writer can open and save files in its native, open format, as well as in other popular formats, like Microsoft Word. Instructor David Rivers explores the Writer interface and demonstrates typical tasks like editing and formatting text; inserting pictures, special characters, and other objects; and much more. Example files accompany the course.
Organizing text into lists, tables, and columns
Checking spelling and grammar
Adding bullets or numbers to a list
Applying password protection to a file
Emailing and printing files