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Why Word displays an OpenOffice document in Protected View

When a user opens OpenOffice document in Microsoft Word 2013 and Word 2010, sometime the following Protected View message will be displayed. One of the reasons for this message might be the File Block settings for OpenOffice document is enabled. To fix this problem, click the File menu and then the Options link. In Word […] Read More

How to use auto replace feature in OpenOffice Writer

This post demonstrates the use of auto replace feature in OpenOffice Writer. The common mistake that we make while typing is to type teh instead of the. Now let us see how to add this entry as part of auto correct option in OpenOffice Writer. Click the Tools menu and select AutoCorrect Options from the […] Read More

How to convert OpenOffice Spreadsheet to Excel Worksheet

OpenOffice provides user with the option to convert the spreadsheet in to Microsoft Excel. OpenOffice users can either the save the file in to Excel format or email the file as Excel Worksheet. Save As Excel Spreadsheet Click the File menu and select Save or Save As from the menu list. In the Save dialog […] Read More

How to customize the toolbar in OpenOffice Writer

This tutorial provides the steps required for customizing the toolbar in OpenOffice Writer. For example you want to make changes to the Page setup before taking any print out then it would be useful to have Print option instead of Print File Directly. You can customize the toolbar by following the below mentioned steps. Right […] Read More

File saved with no type in OpenOffice Writer

OpenOffice Writer by default saves the document with file extension as .odt. If you see the document getting saved with out any file type then you can check option available part of the Save/Save As dialog box. Click File menu then select Save or Save As option from the menu list. Make sure to mark […] Read More

How to change the default measurement unit in OpenOffice.org Calc

The default measurement unit in OpenOffice.org Calc can be changed using the Calc Options. To change the measurement unit, click Tools menu in OpenOffice.org Calc and select Options from the list of available menus. In the options window, expand the OpenOffice.org Calc node available on the left hand side and select General Option. This would […] Read More

How to suppress the printing of blank pages in OpenOffice.org Calc

OpenOffice.org Calc has a setting using which you can suppress printing of empty or blank pages. This can be using the OpenOffice Calc Options menu. Click the Tools menu –> select Options from the menu list. In the Options – openOffice.org dialog window, expand the OpenOffice.org Calc node and select Print option as shown below. […] Read More

How to convert OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet to PDF

OpenOffice Calc provides a feature for converting a Spreadsheet in to a PDF. This can be done using Export Directly as PDF or Export as PDF option. To quickly convert an Calc Speadsheet to a PDF, you can use Export Directly as PDF option available as part of the menu option as shown below. Clicking […] Read More

How to add a new sort list in OpenOffice.org Calc

OpenOffice.org Calc allows users to add new sort list. The custom sort list can be added using the OpenOffice.org Sort Lists options. To add a new Sort List, click Tools menu and select Options from the list of available menus. In the Options – OpenOffice.org window, expand the OpenOffice.org Calc node and select Sort Lists […] Read More

How to change the number of undo available in OpenOffice Calc

The number of undo steps available in OpenOffice Calc can be changed using the Options menu. To change the number of undo steps, click Tools menu and select Options from the list of menus. This would display the following OpenOffice.org Options window Under the OpenOffice.org tree, click the Memory node which would display the following […] Read More

How to find the word count in a Open Office document

In Open Office word document, you can find the word count using the Tools menu. For example, if you have the following texts in the Text Document in OpenOffice.org Writer. Then click the Tools menu and select Word Count from the list of available menus. How to show the number of words in a OpenOffice.org […] Read More

How to change the number of undo in Open Office document Writer.

Open Office document writer provides users with option for changing the number of undo. This cam be done using the Options menu. Click the Tools menu –> select Options from the available menu list. The following Options window will be displayed. Expand OpenOffice.org tree node and click the node with label as Memory. On the […] Read More

How to password protect a Open Office document

OpenOffice document can be password protected using the Save As option. Click the File menu –> Select Save As option. This would display the following Save As dialog box. Enter the file name for the document and mark the checkbox with label as Save with password and Click the Save button. This would now prompt […] Read More

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